Cyclist dies after colliding with parked car in Edinburgh
Police said the accident happened in the Blackford area around 1pm on Friday.
A cyclist has died aftter he crashed into a parked car in Edinburgh.
Police Scotland said the incident happened on Charterhall Road in the Blackford area around 1pm on Friday.
The 61 year-old was travelling westbound when he collided with a parked dark grey Mitsubishi.
He was taken to the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary but died a short time later.
The road was closed in both directions for more than two hours while investigations were carried out at the scene.
Sergeant Neil Crozier of the Road Policing Unit said: "Our thoughts remain with the cyclist's family at this difficult time and enquiries continue to establish the full circumstances surrounding this collision.
"As part of our investigation, we'd urge anyone who may have witnessed this and who has not yet spoken to officers to get in touch as soon as possible."
Anyone with information is asked to contact Edinburgh's Road Policing Unit via 101, quoting incident number 1543 of 27th October.