Cyclist in coma after being hit by car

Police are appealing for witnesses.
Police are appealing for witnesses.
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A CYCLIST has been seriously injured after being hit by a car in South Queensferry.

The accident happened on the westbound A904 near the junction with Headrigg Road.

The male cyclist was taken to hospital with a serious head injury, and has been placed in an induced coma.

Sergeant Gary Taylor, of the Livingston-based Road Policing Unit, said: “This road is very busy at this time in the morning, with most traffic heading towards Edinburgh, and I am appealing to any motorist who saw this collision, or a white Audi TT and a pedal cyclist, around 7.30am.

“Anyone with any information is asked to call Police Scotland on 101 or they can provide the information anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”