Friday 30 September 2016

Boy (9) dies after being hit by car on busy motorway

Paul Ward

Published 24/10/2015 | 10:23

Police said no other cars were involved
Police said no other cars were involved

A nine-year-old boy has been knocked down and killed on a busy road.

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He was hit by a blue Ford C Max on the A90 - the main road between Perth and Dundee - near Longforgan, Perth and Kinross, at about 9.20pm yesterday.

Police said no other cars were involved and the road was closed while officers investigated the scene of the collision.

A force spokesman said: " Police Scotland can confirm that a nine-year-old boy has sadly died following a collision on the A90 at Longforgan.

"The collision happened at around 9.20pm on Friday and involved a blue Ford C Max and the boy, who was a pedestrian. No other vehicles were involved and no-one else has been injured.

"Police have appealed to anyone who may have seen the collision to contact them on 101."

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