POLICE APPEAL FOR WITNESSES TO FATAL ROAD CRASH – A702, ELVANFOOT

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to LinkedInLinkedInLinkedInPolice Scotland is appealing for information following a fatal road crash on Saturday 12 May 2018 in Elvanfoot, South Lanarkshire.Around 1105 hrs, a motorcyclist was travelling southbound on the A702 on his black BMW R1200 motorbike when it appears to have lost control, causing the motorcyclist to be thrown to the ground. The 51 year old man sustained serious injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.The deceased can be named as Michael Smail from Auldgirth in Dumfries and Galloway.Several passing motorists stopped to assist at the location of the incident.The road was closed for several hours as officers conducted enquiries at the scene.An investigation is underway to establish the exact circumstances of the incident and officers are appealing for anyone who may have been travelling on the road around the time of the incident to contact them with any information. In particular, if anyone has any dash cam footage, please pass the footage to officers as it could assist in their enquiries.Anyone with information is asked to call Road Policing Officers at Motherwell Police Station via 101, quoting incident number 1527 of 12 May 2018.last_img

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