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Fatal Road Crash Near Elgin

Police in the North East are appealing for information following a fatal road crash near Elgin.

Officers were called around 7am on Tuesday, 8 June, 2021 following the report of a crash between a white Transit van and a white Suzuki motorbike on the A941 at its junction towards Birnie.

Emergency services attended and a 44-year-old man was taken to Dr Gray’s Hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

Inspector Lorraine Mackie, of Police Scotland’s North East Road Policing Unit, said:

“Our thoughts go out to the family of the man who has died as a result of this road crash.

“Enquiries are currently ongoing to establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident and I am appealing to members of the public for their assistance with our investigation.

“I would ask if you were in the area at the time of the crash and may have witnessed this that you come forward and speak to officers.

“If there are any motorists with possible dashcam footage of the area at the time of the incident, please speak to police.”

Police can be contacted by calling 101 and quoting incident number 0499 of Tuesday, 8 June, 2021.