Cyclist hit by lorry in Edinburgh

A cyclist has been hit by a lorry in Edinburgh.

Police and the ambulance service were called to the scene in Sir Harry Lauder Road at around 10.05am on Wednesday.

Sir Harry Lauder Road was closed between the junctions with Portobello High Street and Fishwives Causeway while emergency services dealt with the incident.

A police spokesman said: “Motorists are asked to avoid the area, where possible, and are thanked for their patience at this time.”