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Police investigate cycle death reportedly linked to tram rails


Andrew Forster
09 June 2017

Police are investigating a fatal accident in central Edinburgh last week when a cyclist apparently got her wheels stuck in the groove of a tram rail and fell into the path of a minibus. 

The accident at the West End junction on Princes Street has heightened concern about the dangers that the city’s on-street tram rails pose to cyclists. In March, professor Chris Oliver, head of the trauma unit at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, said 191 cyclists had been injured in incidents connected...

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