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Cyclist, 75, injured in Edinburgh car crash

An elderly woman is in a critical condition in hospital after being involved in an accident with a car while riding her bike.

The 75-year-old was injured during the crash with a silver Vauxhall Vectra at about 18:40 on Tuesday.

The accident happened at the junction of Portobello Road and Craigentinny Avenue in Edinburgh.

She was taken by ambulance to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, where she remains in a "critical" condition.

Lothian and Borders Police is appealing for witnesses.

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