Motorcyclist killed in crash on rural road

Monday April 10th 2017 at 11:53 AM

police-scotland-logoA motorcyclist has died in a crash with a car on a rural road.

The collision between a black Triumph bike and a beige Hyundai happened on the B9113 Forfar to Montrose road near Fledmyre Quarry in Angus at around 4.30pm on Sunday.

The 56-year-old man who was riding the motorbike was treated by paramedics but died at the scene, police said.

Three people who were travelling in the Hyundai were taken to hospital for treatment to minor injuries and later released.

The road was closed for around six hours while officers investigated the scene.

Police are appealing for any witnesses who may have been travelling on the B9113 at the time to contact them on 101.

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