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An eight-year-old boy has died after his bicycle was involved in a collision with a mobile crane in Aberdeen

An eight-year-old boy has died after his bicycle was involved in a collision with a mobile crane in Aberdeen.

Kyle Allan, of Northfield, died in Aberdeen Royal Infirmary following the accident on Aberdeen’s Great Northern Road yesterday evening.

A police spokesperson, appealing for witnesses, earlier confirmed: “An eight-year-old boy was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. He sadly succumbed to his injuries.”

The crane was returning to the depot of Ainscough subsidiary James Jack Lifting Services at the time of the tragedy.

Source: Construction Enquirer

Lighthouse Comments: Firstly we send our condolences to the families & friends involved in this tragedy. Tying down vehicles and vehicle management while on transporters is critical. Driver CPC (Certificate of Professional Competence) has been brought in by the European Union to ensure that all drivers are continually improved and reminded of the current dangers.

 

May 24, 2013 | Categories: News |
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