Man appears in court after girl killed by car

14 February 2019, 17:12 | Updated: 14 February 2019, 17:19


A man has appeared in court after the death of a 12-year-old girl who was hit by a car.

The incident happened on The Loaning in Motherwell, North Lanarkshire, at around 4.15pm on Tuesday.

Emergency services were called to the scene and the girl, Abbie Mclaren, was taken to Royal Hospital for Children in Glasgow, where she later died.

Martin McGuire was arrested and appeared at Hamilton Sheriff Court on Thursday charged with road traffic offences.

The 38-year-old from Hamilton made no plea and was remanded in custody.