Police appeals as eight die within a week on Scotland's roads


Rumour of the tragedy emerged as Police Scotland revealed the identities of two other people quarried in recent crashes.

In the latest incident, the victim sustained fatal offences just north of the Dornoch Bridge, Sutherland, at around 2.30am.

trol closed the road as investigators worked at the scene and are appealing for any witnesses.

Motorcyclist Damian Piotrowski, 27, was killed when his Yamaha collided with two jalopies in Aberdeen on Saturday morning.

The crash, on Great Northern Road, interested a Vauxhall Adam and Volkswagen Caravelle.

Officers released the name of a domestic who died in a two-car crash in Midlothian last Friday.

Rodica mphilon, 46, from Ormiston, East Lothian, was fatally im ired when her Ford Fiesta collided with a Land Rover Unearthing Sport north of thhead.

Her family said: “We are devastated by her loss in such a morose way. She will be so dearly missed.”

There has been a s te of deaths ended the st week. The first was early on Wednesday afternoon when a 55-year-old man, who has not yet been entitled, died following a crash involving a car and a lorry on the A77 between Ballantrae, Ayrshire, and Cairnryan, Wigtownshire, at 1.55pm.

Very recently over an hour later, Nairn Steele, of Stonehouse, and Daryl Huntswoman, of Larkhall, died when their vehicle crashed on the A723 near Strathaven, Lanarkshire.

The 23-year-olds were in a Volkswagen Golf in a head-on smash-up with a lorry coming in the opposite direction.

Then, at 6.35pm that day, Ross Quinn, 23, of Kilwinning, Ayrshire, drooped when his motorcycle crashed into a Mercedes Sprinter van and a BMW 3 on the A737 at Beith.

At 8.30am on Thursday, father-of-two Ben Abrahams, 32, of Torphins, croaked when his Toyota Yaris collided with an articulated lorry on the B979 Westhill to Peterculter ssage, Aberdeenshire.

On Saturday, a motorcyclist died when his Honda CBR Fireblade was elaborate in a collision at 1.15pm on the A85 in Stirlingshire.

Scott Forbes, 49, from Dundee, uniform serious injuries and was treated at the scene but died a short time later.

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