Teenage cyclist, 15, killed in crash with bus

Emergency services were called to the scene in North Lanarkshire but the boy was pronounced dead.

Teenage cyclist, 15, killed in crash with bus STV News

A teenage boy has died after a crash involving a bus in North Lanarkshire on Saturday.

The 15-year-old was riding his bike along Baird Terrace in Harthill at around 8.10pm when he collided with a bus travelling south on Church Street.

Emergency services were called but the boy was pronounced dead at the scene.

Baird Terrace where it meets Church Street in Harthill

The 58-year-old female driver of the bus was taken to Wishaw General Hospital as a precaution.

Sergeant Ryan McAuley said: “A teenager has lost his life as a result of this collision and our thoughts at this time are with his family and friends. It is imperative that we establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.

“A number of people were in the area at the time and we are asking those who have not already spoken to police to get in contact with us.

“You may also have dash-cam footage and we would ask you to check back and come forward with it.”

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Police via 101, quoting incident number 3610 of Saturday, June 5, 2021.

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