Tayside and Central Scotland

Motorcyclist Scott Forbes killed in A85 crash

A motorcyclist has been killed in a collision on the A85 in Stirlingshire.

Scott Forbes was travelling west on his Honda CBR Fireblade when the crash happened at at 13:15 on Saturday about 1.5 miles east of Lochearnhead.

The 49-year-old from Dundee was treated at the scene but died a short time later from his injuries.

The road was closed for more than six hours as part of the investigation. Police are asking people who were in the area at the time to contact them.

Sgt Ruth Aitchison, from the Road Policing Unit in Stirling, said: "This has been a tragic incident where a motorcyclist has sadly died.

"We are currently working to establish the circumstances surrounding this incident and ask that anyone who was on the A85 on Saturday afternoon and believe they have information relevant to this investigation, please contact us."

The motorbike was white with red and blue markings.