Tayside and Central Scotland

Pedestrian dies after being hit by van on M9 near Dunblane

A pedestrian has died after being struck by a van on a motorway.

The man was fatally injured in a collision with the Ford Transit van on the northbound carriageway of the M9 near Dunblane at about 20:30.

Emergency services attended but the man died at the scene.

Police Scotland have appealed for anyone who may have witnessed the accident to come forward. The road was closed at junction 10 with diversions in place.

A spokesman said: "Tragically, this incident has resulted in the pedestrian's death and we are in the process of investigating the circumstances surrounding the collision.

"Police are also conducting inquiries to identify the male and no further details on his identity can be released at this time."

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