Cyclist ‘struck by a lorry’ on main Portobello road
A cyclist has been involved in a collision with a lorry on Sir Harry Lauder Road.
Police and ambulance crews were called to the scene - at the junction with Portobello Road - at 10.05am.
A spokesman for Police Scotland said: “We were called to Sir Harry Lauder Road following a report that a cyclist had been struck by a lorry.
“Officers and the Scottish Ambulance Service remain in attendance.
Sir Harry Lauder Road is closed between the junctions with Portobello High Street and Fishwives Causeway.
Portobello High Street is closed between Portobello Road and Bath Street. A diversion is in place eastbound on Seafield Road.
Motorists are asked to avoid the area, where possible, and are thanked for their patience at this time.”
Bus diversions are in place and there are long delays on all approaches to the junction.
Affected Lothian Buses services are 21, 26, 45 and 124.
More updates to follow.
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