Two pedestrians die after being hit by car in Fife

Two pedestrians have died after being hit by a car in Glenrothes, Fife.

The incident, involving a grey Ford Fiesta, happened just after 10am on Saturday, Police Scotland said.

Both pedestrians, a 59-year-old woman and a 61-year-old man, were pronounced dead at the scene.

The 20-year-old male driver suffered minor injuries.

Police are appealing for information about the incident.

Officers want to speak to the drivers of a blue Kia Sportage, or a similar car, and a vehicle with a horsebox, who are believed to have been in the area at the time.

Sergeant Ewan Pearce from Fife’s Road Policing Unit said: “Tragically as a result of this collision two people have lost their lives and our thoughts are with their family and friends at this difficult time.

“I would ask anyone who may have been travelling on the A911 Leslie Road, Glenrothes at the time of the collision on Saturday morning and who witnessed what happened to come forward to assist our investigation.

“I would specifically ask that the drivers of a blue Kia Sportage (or similar) and a vehicle drawing a horsebox who are believed to have been in the area at the time of the collision to contact the police.

“Anyone who may have dash-cam footage of the vehicle or pedestrians immediately prior to the collision, and has not yet spoken to officers, are asked to get in touch to provide this at their earliest opportunity.”

:: People with information can contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident number 1565 of 13 July.

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