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Two men hurt as motorcyclist smashes into car at 60mph

The biker and a passenger in the car have been taken to hospital after crash in Edinburgh.

Crash: Paramedics on scene within one minute.
Crash: Paramedics on scene within one minute. STV

Two men have been taken to hospital after a motorcycle struck a car at 60mph in Edinburgh.

The motorcyclist and a passenger in the car were injured in the crash on Niddrie Mains Road shortly before 9.20am on Wednesday.

Both men were taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary following the collision.

The road was closed before reopening before 10am.

A Scottish Ambulance Service spokesman said: "We received a call at 9.19am today to attend a road traffic collision on Niddrie Mains Road.

"We dispatched two ambulances and a paramedic response unit. The first unit arrived on scene within one minute.

"Two male patients were taken to the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary."

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