Man dies following quad bike crash on unclassified road

Matthew Burden, 36, died in hospital on Sunday following the one-vehicle crash.

Man dies following quad bike crash on unclassified road Police Scotland

A man has been killed after the quad bike he was driving crashed on an unclassified road in Aberdeenshire.

Matthew Burden, 36, crashed in a green Can-Am light utility vehicle at around 8.10am on Saturday, January 29, on a road between Tarland and Tillypronie, near Migvie.

He was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, where he died on Sunday, February 6.

His family has released the following statement: “It is with our deepest devastation and sorrow that we have to inform everybody of the passing our beloved Matt.

“Our family would appreciate some privacy at this time to come to terms with our grief.”

Road policing sergeant Peter Henderson said: “Our thoughts remain with Matthew’s family and friends at this difficult time.

“Our enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances and I would urge anyone who may have information who has not yet spoken to an officer to get in touch

“You can contact Police Scotland by calling 101, quoting incident number 1186 of 29 January, 2022.”