Biker killed in footpath crash

A MOTORCYCLIST died in a crash on a public footpath in the early hours of this morning.

Robert Scott, 17, of Madeira Street, Leith, suffered serious head injuries when the Honda motorbike crashed on Edinburgh's Victoria Path, which leads to Victoria Park, at about 3.20am.

He was taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary by ambulance but died as a result of his injuries.