Two pedestrians and motorcyclist in hospital following two-vehicle crash

Officers were alerted to the crash, involving a black Honda CBR 650 motorbike and a blue Skoda Octavia, on Wednesday.

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Two pedestrians and a motorbike rider have been rushed to hospital following a serious crash in Edinburgh.

Officers were alerted to the crash, involving a black Honda CBR 650 motorbike and a blue Skoda Octavia, around 12.35pm on Wednesday.

Emergency services raced to the scene of the incident, which happened on the A701 Liberton Road.

Police confirmed the 29-year-old male rider of the motorbike was taken to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh for treatment.

The driver and passenger of the car were not injured in the incident.

Two pedestrians, a 59-year-old woman and a 61-year-old man, were also injured as a result of the crash and taken to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.

The road was closed to allow for investigations to be carried out and re-opened around 6.30pm.

Police are urging anyone with information about the incident to come forward.

Sergeant Birrell said: “Our enquiries are ongoing and I am appealing for anyone who has any information to contact us.

“I would particularly appeal to anyone who was in the area at the time and who witnessed the crash or who has dash cam footage which may assist to get in touch.

“Anyone with any information is asked to contact 101 quoting reference 1568 of June 12, 2024.”

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