23-year-old cyclist hit by car at Lauriston Place

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A cyclist was struck by a vehicle at Lauriston Place in a ‘low speed collision’ police have confirmed.

Traffic is once again flowing on Lauriston Place following the incident.

A 23-year-old female was struck by a car at Lauriston place in a ‘low speed collision’ with emergency services attending the scene.

No one involved is thought to be seriously injured.

Traffic was brought to a halt following the incident which happened near Chalmers Street.

A Scottish Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “We received a call at 1036 hours today to attend a road traffic collision at Lauriston Place.

Lauriston Place has been closed according to reports.

Lauriston Place has been closed according to reports.

“We dispatched one ambulance to the scene. An off-duty paramedic was also in attendance.

“One female patient in her twenties was taken to the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary.”

A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: “Police in Edinburgh are investigating following a road traffic collision on Lauriston Place.

“The incident happened around 11am on Thursday, November 16, when a 23-year-old female cyclist was involved in a collision with a car.

“The woman sustained non-life threatening injuries and has been taken to the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary for treatment.

“Inquiries are currently ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident number 1080 of November 16.”