66-year-old woman critical after collision with cyclist in Edinburgh

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A 66-year-old woman is in critical condition following a collision with cyclist in North West Edinburgh.

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The female who was a pedestrian, sustained serious injuries when she was involved in a collision with a 24-year-old male cyclist on West Granton Road.

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 in the incident that happened around midday on Thursday.

Enquiries into the full circumstance of this collision are ongoing and police are asking anyone with information 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.