Glasgow & West Scotland

Teenager dies after being hit by van in Rutherglen

A teenage boy has died after being hit by a van, Strathclyde Police have confirmed.

The incident happened in Rutherglen at about 2200 BST on Tuesday.

The 16-year-old was crossing Glasgow Road near Millcroft Road when he was struck by the van being driven by a 25-year-old man.

The youngster was taken to Glasgow's Victoria Infirmary where he died. The driver of the van was not injured in the incident.

A full report will be sent to the procurator fiscal.

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