Police name man killed in Falkirk road accident

Grahams Road was closed between Gowan Avenue and Wallace Street following the fatality
Grahams Road was closed between Gowan Avenue and Wallace Street following the fatality
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Police have named the man killed in a road collision yesterday.

John Morton (78) was killed in the incident on Grahams Road, near the Gowan Avenue junction, at 12.20 p.m. on Sunday.

The pedestrian sustained fatal injuries and died at the scene.

Grahams Road was closed while investigations were carried out but has since reopened.

A 30-year-old man is expected to appear from custody today at Falkirk Sheriff Court in connection with the collision.

Sergeant Andrew Thomson from Central Scotland Police said: “Grahams Road was particularly busy yesterday with vehicles and pedestrians and we are keen to hear from anybody who was in the area.

“In particular we are keen to piece together the movements of the blue Audi A4 saloon car which was involved in the collision.

“We would like to hear from anybody who may have seen this car being driven prior to the collision. We are also keen to hear from anybody who may have seen the Audi, which was damaged as a result of the collision, being driven in the area following the collision.”

You can contact the police on (01786) 456000 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.