Pedestrian dies after being struck by car on A9 near roundabout

A 42-year-old man died at the scene of the collision and the woman driving the car was taken to hospital.

Pedestrian dies after being struck by car on A9 near Broxden Roundabout in Perth STV News

A pedestrian has died after being hit by a car on the A9 in Perth.

The 42-year-old man was walking between the Inveralmond and Broxden roundabouts when he was struck by car.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The 31-year-old woman driving the car, a white Peugeot 2008, was taken to Perth Royal Infirmary as a precaution and later discharged.

The incident occurred on Wednesday around 1.30pm on the southbound carriageway between the Inveralmond and Broxden roundabouts.

The road was closed for several hours while emergency services carried out investigations at the scene and reopened around 7pm.

Sergeant Kevin Wilkie, of the Road Policing Unit in Perth, said: “Our thoughts are with the family and friends of the man who died and everyone affected by this crash.

“Our enquiries to establish the full circumstances are ongoing and I would urge anyone who may have information or dashcam footage from the road at the time to get in touch.

“You can call 101, quoting reference 1618 of January 25.”