TAYSIDE Police have confirmed that a man suffered fatal injuries when the red Kia Picanto he was driving on the A923 Friockheim to Forfar road, left the carriageway at Guthrie Castle and collided with a wall yesterday (Tuesday, September 6)..
Emergency services attended at the scene at about 2.25pm, but despite the efforts of paramedics at the scene, the man, who is understood to be in his 40s, was pronounced dead at the scene.
His details will not be released until he has been formally identified and next of kin fully informed.
The road was closed and diversions put in place. Crash investigators also attended to carry out enquiries into the full set of circumstances surrounding the incident.
No other vehicles were involved.
Tayside Police would appeal to anyone who saw the vehicle in the area prior to the incident to contact them on 0300 111 2222.