Drivers face delays after collision

MOTORISTS faced tailbacks today following a collision between a motorcyclist and a car on Slateford Road.

The incident between a Suzuki motorbike and a Seat Ibiza occurred near the entrance to Matalan at 8.25am.

Emergency services raced to the incident, the road remained open but commuters suffered delays as the motorcyclist was treated at the scene.

Fortunately he was found to have suffered only minor injuries and was transferred to the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary for a futher check-up.