Pedestrian dies after being hit by car on A90 near Boddam

A man has died following a road accident on the A90 near Boddam.

Sunday, 1st August 2021, 1:46 pm
Police closed the road for 10 hours afte the fatal accident to carry out an investigation.

Police are appealing for information following the accident involving a pedestrian and a VW Golf just after midnight on Saturday (July 31).

Emergency services attended but the 31-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene. His next of kin have been informed.

The road was closedfor around 10 hours for officers to carry out investigations.

Road Policing Sergeant Craig McNeill said: "Our thoughts are with the man's family at this incredibly difficult time.

"Enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances of the collision. I would urge anyone who may have witnessed the crash but has not yet spoken to police to come forward. I am particularly keen to speak to anyone who was on the A90 between Peterhead and Longhaven with a dash-cam that saw the white VW Golf or male pedestrian prior to the crash."

Information can be provided to Police Scotland via 101, quoting incident number 0049 of 31 July.