Glasgow & West Scotland

Boy, 12, dies after being hit by tanker near Dunoon

A 12 -year-old boy has died after being hit by a tanker near Dunoon in Argyll and Bute.

He was crossing the A815 at Inellan when he was struck by a Renault truck driven by a 56-year-old man at about 16:15 hours on Tuesday.

He was taken by ambulance to Dunoon General Hospital and later transferred to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow where he died.

A full report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.

Sgt Paul MacPherson from Police Scotland appealed for any witnesses to contact Dunoon Police Office through the non-emergency 101 number.

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