Scotland

Liam Thornton named as Aberdeen crash victim

  • 13 August 2014
  • From the section Scotland
Crash scene Image copyright Newsline Media
Image caption The crash happened on Tuesday evening

A 26-year-old man killed in an Aberdeen car crash has been named.

Liam Thornton, from the city, died after the crash involving two cars on the A956 Charleston flyover at about 18:00 on Tuesday.

A four-year-old boy and a woman were also hurt in the crash, which involved a silver Vauxhall Corsa and a blue Ford Focus.

Mr Thornton was a passenger in the Corsa.

The boy was not seriously injured but the woman was in a serious condition in hospital.

They had also been in the Corsa.

Sgt Rob Warnock, from the Aberdeenshire and Moray Road Policing Unit, said: "This is a tragic incident that has sadly resulted in a 26-year-old man losing his life.

"Investigations into the cause of the collision are at an early stage and I would urge anyone who witnessed the collision and hasn't spoken to police to do so.

"Additionally, anyone who may have seen the vehicles prior to the incident is asked to contact us."