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11 June 2016, 12:51
Police in Edinburgh are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision on Silverknowes Road, near to the junction with Silverknowes Court.
The collision took place around 4pm on Friday (June 10) and involved a white Vertigo motorcycle and a black Toyota Aygo, both travelling northbound.
The driver of the motorbike and his passenger, both aged 14, were taken to the Sick Kids with serious injuries. The driver died late this morning in hospital.
Sergeant Brian Smith of Edinburgh’s Road Policing Unit said: “This collision has resulted in death of a teenage boy and our condolences are with his family at this sad time.
Our enquiries continue in order to establish the full circumstance surrounding this, and anyone who may have witnessed the collision is urged to get in touch.
We’re particularly eager to trace the driver of a white Mercedes limousine-style car which was travelling north on Silverknowes Road at the time, as we believe they may be able to assist with our investigation.”
The road was reopened around 9.45pm and the public are thanked for their patience during this time.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.