City road closed in both directions after serious collision involving motorcycle and bin lorry

A road in Perth city centre is closed in both directions after a collision involving a motorcycle and skip lorry.

The incident happened at about 8.30am in Dunkeld Road outside the Stagecoach HQ, next to TK Maxx and Sports Direct.

UPDATE: MAN DIES AFTER SERIOUS COLLISION

A spolice statement said: “We are currently attending a serious road traffic collision in Dunkeld Road in Perth, between a motorcycle and a skip lorry, and the road is closed.

“We don’t know at the moment how long this closure will be in place for, but we appreciate your patience while the matter is dealt with.”

The police also tweeted: “Dunkeld Road in Perth currently CLOSED due to a serious road traffic collision. We don’t know how long this will be for, so your patience is appreciated.”

All bus services to Perth are also delayed. A tweet from Stagecoach East Scot said: “All Perth city services are subject to delay due to a lorry accident on the Dunkeld rd. Sorry for the delay.”

Perth and Kinross Council has tweeted out details of bus diversions.

More follows.

UPDATE: MAN DIES AFTER SERIOUS COLLISION

Man, 20, dies after serious city collision involving motorcycle and bin lorry

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