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Motorcyclist (43) confirmed dead at scene of A96 crash near Huntly

By Chris Saunderson

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A MOTORCYCLIST was killed in a crash on the A96 at Huntly earlier today.

The police have appealed for dashcam footage.
The police have appealed for dashcam footage.

Police Scotland has confirmed that a 43-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The incident happened at the junction with A920 Deveron Road around 11.30am.

It involved a red Honda VFR800 motorcycle and a white BMW i4 car.

The 31-year-old female driver of the car was uninjured.

The road remains closed to allow for an investigation at the scene.

Sergeant Peter Henderson, of the North East Road Policing Unit, said: “Our thoughts are with the man’s family and friends, as well as the other people involved, at this difficult time.

“We are working to establish the full circumstances which led to this collision and would urge anyone with information which may help to get in touch.

“We would also be keen to speak to anyone who was on the road around the time of the crash who may have dashcam footage to come forward.

“Anyone who can help is asked to call 101, quoting reference 1129 of 5 March, 2024.”

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