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Police make appeal after bike death

A teenager has died after the motorcycle he was travelling on crashed with a car.

The 19-year-old was a passenger on an off-road bike when the incident occurred in Larkhall, South Lanarkshire, yesterday evening.

The motorcycle was being ridden by a 17-year-old man when it collided with a Honda Civic at around 6.35pm, Police Scotland said.

The passenger struck the road and was pronounced dead at the scene in Craigbank Street .

The rider was taken to Wishaw General Hospital and treated for a serious hand injury.

The 37-year-old male car driver was not injured but has been left "very upset".

Police are appealing for anyone with information about the incident to contact them on 01698 483045.

Contextual targeting label: 
Transport Tragedy

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