A TEENAGE cyclist who died after being hit by a car in Falkirk has been named by police.

Harley Smith, from Grangemouth, was pronounced dead at the scene following the incident on the A803, on Polmont Road at its junction with Dundas Road.

Emergency services were called to the area at around 8.55pm on Friday, November 6, but the 16-year-old could not be saved.

The 28-year-old driver and two passengers of the silver Mercedes that collided with Harley were all uninjured.

Emergency services and collision investigators were in attendance and the road was closed for several hours, reopening around 4am on Saturday, November 7.

Sergeant David Marr of the Stirling Road Police Unit said: “This was a serious collision and our thoughts at this time are with the family and friends of the boy who sadly lost his life, along with all of those involved.

“Our enquiries into the cause of the collision are continuing and I would ask anyone who saw what happened, and has not yet spoken to officers, to come forward.

“I would ask motorists using the A803 and who may have been recording via dash-cam devices to check their systems and provide any relevant footage to us as soon as possible.

“I’d like to thank those members of the public who stopped and assisted at the scene, along with our emergency service colleagues who attended the incident.”

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting incident 3967 of November 6.