Police appeal for witnesses of fatal road traffic collision


A ROAD traffic collision has killed a local man.

The incident occurred this morning at around 0700hrs just off Grant Court in Thornhill. The local 59 year-old man was driving a grey coloured ford focus when the collision happened. No other vehicles were involved.

Emergency services staff attended however the man was pronounced dead at the Hospital. A police crash investigation is currently being carried out.

Police are keen to speak to anyone who witnessed the collision or anyone who saw the Ford Focus prior to the collision.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 0845 600 5701 or any police officer. Information can also be left with the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, or online at Crimestoppers.uk.org