Fatal accident on Arbroath road.

Tayside Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision on the A933 Arbroath to Brechin Road near to Heugh-head Farm.

Officers from Tayside Police, supported by Tayside Fire and Rescue and the Scottish Ambulance Service attended the scene of the accident where they closed the road putting diversions in place.

Tayside Police can confirm that the driver of the vehicle involved in this road traffic collision has unfortunately sustained fatal injuries.

The driver is believed to be in his mid 50’s and not local to the Tayside area. There were no other persons in the vehicle at the time.

Enquiries are ongoing to trace and notify next of kin.

Any members of the public who may have witnessed the incident are asked to contact Tayside Police on 0300 111 2222 or any police officer.

Tayside Police would like to thank the public in anticipation of their co-operation during this investigation.