9 Year Old Boy Dies After Being Hit By Car

A 9 year old boy has been knocked down and killed on a busy road.

Kairon McKay was hit by a blue Ford C Max on the A90 - the main road between Perth and Dundee - near Longforgan, Perth and Kinross, at about 9.20pm on Friday.

Police said no other cars were involved and the road was closed while officers investigated the scene of the collision.

A force spokesman said: ''Police Scotland can confirm that a nine-year-old boy has sadly died following a collision on the A90 at Longforgan.

''The collision happened at around 9.20pm on Friday and involved a blue Ford C Max and the boy, who was a pedestrian. No other vehicles were involved and no-one else has been injured.

''Police have appealed to anyone who may have seen the collision to contact them on 101.''

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