North-east motorcyclist killed in A92 smash

Police have confirmed a motorcyclist who died on an Angus road yesterday was from the North-east.

Douglas Lawie, 47, died following a collision on the A92 just north of Inverkeillor at 5.25pm.

Mr Lawie, from Inverurie, was on the bike when it was in collision with a blue BMW 1 series.

The driver of the BMW was taken to Ninewells Hospital and was released following treatment.

A statement has been released through Police Scotland on behalf of Mr Lawie’s family.

It read: “His partner, family, friends and colleagues are all devastated.”