Aberdeen hospital crash death ‘was medical’

A PENSIONER who died following reports of a one vehicle collision in the grounds of Aberdeen Royal Infirmary is believed to have died as the result of a medical condition.

Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. Picture: Donald Thomas (cc) ( http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/230595)
Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. Picture: Donald Thomas (cc) ( http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/230595)

The 75 year-old man, who has still to be named, was pronounced dead at the scene shortly before noon today after his blue BMW collided with a fence in the grounds of the hospital complex between the David Anderson Building and the Blood Donor Centre.

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The road was blocked for almost two hours as a result of the incident.

A spokesman for the Aberdeen Division of Police Scotland said: “Police Scotland can confirm that a 75 year-old man has died following reports of a one-vehicle road traffic collision at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary in the Foresterhill area of Aberdeen. Early enquiries indicate that the man died as a result of a medical matter.”