Police and paramedics rush to accident involving moped in centre of Edinburgh
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POLICE and paramedics were called to a rush-hour accident involving a moped in Edinburgh city centre.
A Police Scotland spokesman said they had received a call at 7.45am, reporting a crash involving a car and a motorbike in York Place, outside the Ballantrae Hotel, close to the junction with North St Andrew Street.
One passer-by said they saw a lad being treated by paramedics and police speaking to witnesses.
Police later said the moped rider had been taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary as a precaution, but he did not appear to be badly injured.