A cyclist was left seriously injured in a road traffic accident at Portobello this afternoon.
A female cyclist sustained a serious head injury in the collision which happened on Abercorn Terrace at around 2:50pm.
Ambulance and police services rushed to the scene to assist the injured woman and cordon off the road.
Abercorn Terrace/Portobello High Street has been closed in both directions, with Lothian Buses services 26, 45 & 124 diverted.
Full details of the incident and the woman’s condition are not yet known.
Motorists faced heavy traffic queues following the accident.
The road was reopened around 4:20pm.
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