Teenage e-bike rider dies after crash with car as police appeal for information

Aaron McPherson, 17, died in hospital on Saturday after being involved in a collision with a car on Thursday May 30.

Aaron McPherson: Teenage e-bike rider who died after crash in Grangemouth named by police Police Scotland

An e-bike rider who died following a crash with a car in Grangemouth has been named by police.

Aaron McPherson, 17, was rushed to the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary after a collision involving an E-bike and a small white hatchback car occurred on Portal Road at around 11.45pm on May 30.

He died in hospital on Saturday June 15.

A 17-year-old male has been arrested and charged in connection with the incident. He appeared at Falkirk Sheriff Court on Tuesday June 11.

A second man, aged 18, was also arrested in connection with the incident and has been released pending further enquiry.

Police are appealing for further information.

Detective Chief Inspector David MacGregor said: “Our thoughts are with Aaron’s family and friends at this difficult time. We will continue to support them as our investigations progress.

“I would like to reassure the public that we are doing all we can to understand the full circumstances of this incident.

“We would like to thank the public for all their assistance with our investigation so far.

“Anyone with any information should call Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident number 4450 of Thursday, 30 May, 2024.”

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