Ghost bike put up in memory of cyclist killed in Edinburgh

A GHOST bike has been put up as a memorial to a cyclist who was killed in Edinburgh.

Friday, 15th December 2017, 4:09 pm
Updated Friday, 15th December 2017, 4:14 pm
A ghost bike memorial has been put up in Charterhall Road after a cyclist was killed

The white tribute was erected on Charterhall Road after a cyclist was killed following a collision with a parked car on Friday, October 27.

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As well as acting as a memorial, the ghost bike or ghost cycle, can be intended as a reminder to passing motorists to be aware of cyclists that also use the road.

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Edinburgh cyclist killed in collision with car

The 61-year-old cyclist was travelling westbound - towards Morningside - when he was involved in an incident with a parked, grey Mitsubishi car.

The man was rushed to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary for treatment, but he died at the hospital.