Teenage boy in Dundee dies after being hit by car while cycling

A teenage boy has died after he was hit by a car while cycling on a city street.

A teenage boy has died after he was hit by a car while cycling on a city street.

The 15-year-old was on Pitkerro Road in Dundee when the collision happened at around 7.15pm on Thursday.

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Police and the ambulance service attended but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police are appealing for witnesses. Picture: John Devlin

The driver of the car, a black Nissan, was not injured.

Police are appealing for information about the incident.

Sergeant Alan Pettigrew said: "I am appealing for any witnesses to the crash to contact us, as they may have information that will assist our investigation.

"I am also keen to hear from any drivers who were on the road at the time who have dash-cam footage. This footage will also assist our ongoing enquiries into this crash."

Anyone with information is asked to contact D Division Roads Policing Unit through 101 quoting reference number 3412 of March 5.