Woman in critical condition following collision with cyclist

Woman in critical condition following collision with cyclist

Police in Edinburgh are appealing for witnesses following a serious road collision in the North West of the city.

The incident happened around midday on Thursday 28th June in West Granton Road.

A 66-year-old female pedestrian sustained serious injuries when she was involved in a collision with a 24-year-old male cyclist.

She was taken to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, and later transferred to the Western General Hospital where she remains in a critical condition.

The cyclist sustained minor injuries.

Inquiries into the full circumstance of this collision are ongoing and anyone with information is asked to come forward.

Constable Denise Humphrey from the Edinburgh Road Policing Unit said: “This has been a very serious collision that has left the pedestrian with serious injuries and we are working to establish exactly what happened.

“If you were on West Granton Road on Thursday afternoon and witnessed the incident, or if you have any other information relevant to our ongoing inquiries then please contact police immediately.”

Those with information can contact the Road Policing Unit in Edinburgh via 101 and quote incident number 1573 of the 28th June.

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