Boy dies after being struck by van
A YOUNG boy was killed yesterday after he was hit by a van on a quiet residential street.
The collision happened at around 11.35am on Broadshade Crescent, in Westhill, Aberdeenshire.
The boy was pronounced dead at the scene. Police said an X-Box 360 controller was left lying in the middle of the road, which leads up to a housing estate.
A spokesman said: “Grampian Police can confirm a boy has died following a road traffic collision in Westhill.
“The child died at the scene following the collision with a van which happened just after 11.30am on Friday, 20 July on Broadshade Crescent, Westhill.
“The road is currently closed to allow a collision investigation to take place and police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the collision to contact them.”
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