Man dies following collision between two jet skis

A 42-year-old was rushed to hospital on Saturday following the crash and died on Sunday morning.

Man dies after jet ski crash in Dumfries and Galloway Getty Images

A man who was airlifted to hospital after a collision between two jet skis on Saturday has died.

The incident happened in the water near Gatehouse of Fleet in Dumfries and Galloway at around 5.35pm.

The 42-year-old was taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow by air ambulance with serious injuries.

Police Scotland later said that he had died in hospital on Sunday morning.

His next of kin are aware.

Police Scotland detective inspector Graeme Robertson said: “My thoughts are with the man’s family and everyone affected by this tragic incident.

“Our enquiries to establish what led to this collision are ongoing and at an early stage.

“I would urge anyone with information regarding what happened, or if they were present and saw anything to come forward.

“You can contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident 2855 of May 11.”

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