Fatal road crash on the A702, near Elvanfoot, Biggar
Officers from the Divisional Road Policing Unit at Motherwell are continuing their enquiries and appealing for information, after a fatal road crash on the A702, near Elvanfoot.
Around 9.25am on Saturday, 5 June, officers were called to the A702, around five miles south of Elvanfoot. A motorbike had come off the road down an embankment and the 61 year-old motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.
Sergeant Ryan McAuley from the Divisional Road Police Unit at Motherwell said: “We are working to establish when this crash took place. The 61 year-old man used a filling station in Sanquhar around 11.30am on Friday morning and we are trying to establish his movements after this time. He was reported missing by his family on Friday evening, when he didn’t return home.
“I would urge anyone who saw this black Triumph motorbike being driven on Friday, 4 June to contact officers. I would also ask any motorists in the area with dash cams to check back for any footage of the motorbike.
Anyone with information that may assist our ongoing enquiries should contact 101 quoting reference 1097 of 5 June.”