Police name man who died after being hit by car

A 49-year-old man who died after being hit by a car in North Lanarkshire has been named by police. Pedestrian William Henderson was struck by a black Citreon C4 on Greenfaulds Road in Cumbernauld at about 08:10 on Sunday 26 May.

Mr Henderson, from Cumbernauld, was taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow where he later died. The driver of the car was uninjured. Police are continuing to appeal for eyewitnesses to get in touch.Sgt Chris McColm, of Lanarkshire Road Policing, said: “Our thoughts remain with the family and friends of Mr Henderson at what is a very difficult time.

“We would reappeal to anyone who saw what happened or who stopped to assist at the scene. I would also be keen to speak to anyone with dash-cam footage as it may hold information that is relevant to our investigation.

Source: BBC

In other news – King Charles gives 100th birthday card to D-Day veteran

Next week King Charles and other royals will be taking part in commemorations in the UK and France for the 80th anniversary of the June 1944 D-Day landings.6 June 1944, known as D-Day, marked the beginning of the Allied campaign to liberate France and western Europe from Nazi occupation.

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Mr Miller, originally from London and now living in South Wales, was 20 years old when he landed on Juno Beach on 9 June. I am proud that I can still share my memories with the generations that come after me,” he said. Read more

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