Teenager in court on murder charge after death of e-bike rider, 17

The accused was granted bail after appearing at Falkirk Sheriff Court on Friday over the death of Aaron McPherson.

Teenager in court on murder charge after death of e-bike rider, 17 Police Scotland

A 17-year-old has appeared in court charged with murder following the death of a teenage e-biker rider after a two-vehicle crash.

The collision, which involved an e-bike and a car, happened on Portal Road, Grangemouth, at around 11.45pm on Thursday, May 30.

Aaron McPherson, 17, who was riding the e-bike, was taken to hospital but died on Saturday June 15.

A 17-year-old boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was charged with murder and a road traffic offence when he appeared at Falkirk Sheriff Court on Friday.

He did not enter a plea and was committed for further examination and granted bail.

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