Hit and run on Mayfield Road, Edinburgh

Published 08 November 2019

Police at Howdenhall Police Station are continuing their enquiries and appealing for information after a cyclist was struck by a car in Edinburgh on Wednesday, 6 November, 2019.


Around 10.20pm on Wednesday evening, the 20 year-old man was cycling on Mayfield Road at its junction with West Savile Terrace, when he was struck by a red car.


The car failed to stop and passers-by assisted the cyclist and called emergency services. 


Police and ambulance attended and the injured man was taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary where he was treated for leg, arm and facial injuries.  He was released after treatment.


Constable Martyn Oakes said: “Enquiries are ongoing to trace the car involved and its driver.  We are viewing CCTV footage to gather more information on this crash.

“I would urge any witnesses, or anyone with information that may assist our investigation to contact Howdenhall Police Station through 101 quoting reference number 4273 of 6th November.”


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