Teen charged with murder of e-bike rider who died following crash

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

Teenager charged with murder of 17-year-old e-bike rider who died following car crash in Grangemouth Police Scotland

A teenager has been charged with the murder of a 17-year-old e-bike rider who died following a crash with a car in Grangemouth.

Aaron McPherson was taken to hospital after the e-bike he was riding collided with a small white hatchback car on Portal Road at around 11.45pm on May 30.

He died at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary on Saturday.

Police confirmed on Thursday that a 17-year-old male has been arrested and charged in connection with the incident.

He is expected to appear at Falkirk Sheriff Court on Friday, June 21 charged with murder.

An 18-year-old man was also arrested in connection with the incident and has since been released pending further enquiry.

Detective chief inspector David MacGregor said: “Our thoughts remain with Aaron’s family and friends. Officers are offering support and keeping them updated as our investigation continues.

“I’d like to thank members of the public who have already come forward and would ask anyone else with information, who has not already spoken to police, to please do so.”

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

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