Man dies after being hit by bus on dual carriageway

The 63-year-old man was hit by the bus on Monday evening and was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Bus: Man dies after being hit by bus on A90.

A man has died after being hit by a bus on a dual carriageway.

Police said the incident happened on the A90 near Brechin in Angus at around 9.05pm on Monday.

Emergency services attended but the 63-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the single-decker bus and three passengers were unhurt.

Inspector Greg Burns, from Tayside Road Policing Unit, said: “Inquiries are ongoing into the crash.

“The road was closed for a considerable time to allow crash investigations to be carried out but has now reopened.

“I would appeal to anyone who was driving on the road shortly before the crash to come forward.

“I would ask anyone with dashcam footage to also contact us.”

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting reference number 3440 of Monday, November 2.