Man killed after two jet-skis crashed into each other off Scottish coast

The man fell into the sea off the coast of Auchenlarie Holiday Park, near Gatehouse of Fleet (Picture: Google)

The jet-ski crash happened near the Gatehouse of Fleet (Picture: Google)

A 42-year-old man has died after two jet-skis crashed into each other off the coast of Scotland this weekend.

It happened off the coast of Dumfries and Galloway, near to Gatehouse of Fleet, at around 5.30pm yesterday evening (May 11).

The victim was taken to hospital in Glasgow but he died from his injuries this morning.

His family has been informed, and a police investigation into the crash has been launched.

The collision happened on the hottest day of the year so far, with a peak of 25.7°C recorded in Cassley, northern Scotland.

Officers say nobody else was injured during the collision.

Detective Inspector Graeme Robertson from Police Scotland said: ‘My thoughts are with the man’s family and everyone affected by this tragic incident.

‘Our enquiries to establish what led to this collision are ongoing and at an early stage.

‘I would urge anyone with information regarding what happened, or if they were present and saw anything to come forward.

‘You can contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident 2855 of May 11, 2024.’

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Source:: Metro


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