Tayside and Central Scotland

Man dies and four hurt as crash blocks A9 near Perth

A man died and four other people - including a young boy - were injured in a crash on the A9 Perth to Inverness road.

The crash happened north of Bankfoot at about 19:30 on Friday and closed the road for about seven hours.

Tayside Police said a 31-year-old man who was a front seat passenger in a Renault Kangoo died.

The 29-year-old female driver and a seven-year-old boy in the rear of the vehicle were seriously injured.

The occupants of another car were also taken to Ninewells Hospital in Dundee where they were described as stable.

Police appealed for witnesses.

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