Teenager dies following road traffic collision in Harthill
Roads Policing Officers are appealing for information from the public after a 15-year-old boy died when he collided with a bus in Harthill yesterday.
Around 8.10pm on Saturday, 5 June, 2021, the 15-year-old boy was riding his bicycle along Baird Terrace, when he was involved in a collision with a bus, which had been travelling south on Church Street.
Emergency services attended and the 15-year-old boy was pronounced dead at the scene.
The 58-year-old female driver of the bus was taken to Wishaw General Hospital as a precaution.
Sergeant Ryan McAuley said:
“A teenager has lost his life as a result of this collision and our thoughts at this time are with his family and friends. It is imperative that we establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.
“A number of people were in the area at the time and we are asking those who have not already spoken to police to get in contact with us.
“You may also have dash-cam footage and we would ask you to check back and come forward with it.”
Anyone with any information is asked to contact Police via 101, quoting incident number 3610 of Saturday, 5 June, 2021.