Biker ploughs into two women after mounting pavement

The women are being treated for serious injuries in hospital in Edinburgh.

Police: Officers investigate Hay Avenue incident.
Police: Officers investigate Hay Avenue incident.

Two women are in hospital with serious injuries after they were hit by an off-road motorcycle which mounted the pavement on a city street.

The women, aged 18 and 26, were in Hay Avenue in Edinburgh when the incident happened at around 2.45pm on Sunday.

The vehicle, a red and white Honda 250 off-road, mounted the pavement and struck them and was then abandoned by the motorcyclist who ran off.

Both women were taken to hospital for treatment for serious injuries.

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Police are appealing for information about the incident.

Sergeant Jennifer Forbes, of the Road Policing Unit in Edinburgh, said: “These women suffered serious injuries and are receiving treatment in hospital.

“Our enquiries are ongoing and I would urge anyone who may be able to help to come forward.”

If anyone has information they should contact police on 101.


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