Edinburgh dirt bike crash leaves 20-year-old man in hospital after failing to stop for police

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The 20-year-old was rushed to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.

A young man was hospitalised after he failed to stop for police while driving a dirt bike in Edinburgh yesterday.

The 20-year-old was rushed to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh after being involved in a crash on Calder Road just after 5pm.

Officers had been pursuing him from Wester Hailes Road.

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A young man was hospitalised after a crash on Calder RoadA young man was hospitalised after a crash on Calder Road
A young man was hospitalised after a crash on Calder Road

A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: “Around 5.20pm on Wednesday, 17 April, an off-road bike was involved in a crash after failing to stop for police officers on Calder Road at Wester Hailes Road, Edinburgh.

“A 20-year-old man was taken to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh following the crash.

“Enquiries are ongoing.”

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