Man dies after car crashes into wall and catches fire

Emergency services were called to the B914 at around 7.30pm on Saturday.

Man dies after car crashes into wall and catches fire on the B914, near Kelty © Google Maps 2023

A man has died after the car he was driving collided with a wall and caught fire on Saturday evening.

The 22-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene on the B914 between Kelty and Saline, at its junction with the B915, at around 7.30pm.

Police said his next of kin had been informed.

Road policing officers closed the road for over seven hours while they investigated and are appealing for witnesses who may have seen the Ford Focus crash into the wall.

Sergeant Colin Morrison from the Road Policing Unit said: “At this time our thoughts are with the family and friends of the man who died.

“Enquiries are ongoing into the cause of this crash and I would appeal to anyone who was in the area at the time who saw the Ford Focus driving on the B914 to contact us. 

“I would also ask anyone with dash-cam footage to come forward as this information will assist our investigation.”

Anyone with information should contact officers through 101 quoting reference number 3343 of May 14.