Teenager Dies In Forecourt Crash

11 September 2014, 06:20 | Updated: 11 September 2014, 06:21

A teenage girl has died after being hit by a car as she filled up at a petrol station.

Eilish Herron, 17, was on the forecourt of the Asda garage in Linwood, Renfrewshire, when the crash happened at around 2.30pm on Wednesday.

Police Scotland said she was struck by a Ford Focus that collided with her Renault Clio whilst she was filling it with fuel.

Ms Herron, of Paisley, died of her injuries at the scene. The male driver of the Ford Focus was uninjured.

Officers said their inquiries are continuing and a report will be sent to the procurator fiscal.

Inspector Andy McIlraith, of the road policing unit, is appealing for anyone with information about the incident to get in touch on 101.