Police appeal after cyclist and car collide on Edinburgh street

Police are appealing for information after a cyclist collided with a car in Edinburgh yesterday afternoon.

Monday, 22nd March 2021, 6:48 pm
Updated Monday, 22nd March 2021, 6:54 pm
Police are appealing for witnesses.

Around 4.40pm on Sunday, 21 March, a 32-year-old woman was cycling a white Specialised road bike on Broughton Street, near Forth Street, when a collision occurred involving a silver coloured Volkswagen car.

The driver of the Volkswagen stopped, however was not present when police arrived.

The woman was taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary to be treated for minor injuries.

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Sergeant Jill Kirkpatrick said: “We are trying to establish exactly what happened here and would appeal for anyone with any information to come forward.

“Did you see this cyclist, or vehicle prior to the collision? Or were you driving in this area of Edinburgh and could have dash-cam footage that can help us? We urge you to get in touch.”

Anyone with any information should contact Police via 101, quoting incident number 2942 of Sunday, 21 March, 2021.