Cyclist treated for serious injury in hospital after hit and run

After the crash the van was driven away in the direction of the A1 junction at Wallyford without stopping.

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A cyclist was left with serious injuries after a hit and run incident in East Lothian.

At around 6.50am on Thursday, October 29, a 28-year-old male cyclist was struck by a van on A6094 Salters Road between Whitecraig and Wallyford.

The van failed to stop, and the cyclist was taken to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh where he was treated for a serious injury.

The van involved was described as being small and white and is believed to have had a defective nearside front headlight.

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After the crash it was driven away in the direction of the A1 junction at Wallyford without stopping.

Constable Simon Ramsay of the Road Policing Unit in Dalkeith said: “Our enquiries into this collision are ongoing and I would urge anyone who believes they may be able to identify the van to get in touch.

“We would also be keen to speak to anyone who was on the road around that time and may have dashcam footage.“Anyone who can help is asked to call 101, quoting reference 0376 of September 29.”