Tragedy Strikes In Scotland As 11-Year-Old Boy Is Killed In Off-Road Bike Crash

The racing community in Scotland has been left devastated after an 11-year-old boy died following an off-road bike crash at a race track near Crail in Fife.


Millar Buchanan, 11, was killed in a crash on Saturday evening
Millar Buchanan, 11, was killed in a crash on Saturday evening

11-year-old Millar Buchanan was tragedically pronounced dead at the scene following a crash at the East of Scotland Kart Club in Fife on Saturday evening, Police Scotland confirmed.


The young racing prodigy was from Larbert in Falkirk, his heartbroken family said that he died "doing what he loved the most".


In a statement, his family said: "We are truly heartbroken that we have lost our amazing, talented, beautiful boy in the most tragic accident.


"We cannot describe how painful this is or how much we are going to miss our little star."



The race track was closed to the public following the incident but was re-opened yesterday for those wanting to lay flowers in respect of Millar.


The club posted on Facebook saying: "Millar may be gone from our sight but you will never be forgotten".


A police spokesperson said: "Police received a report of a serious crash involving an off-road bike at a race track in Crail around 6.50pm. "Emergency services attended, however, the rider of the off-road bike, an 11-year-old boy, was pronounced dead at the scene. "A report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal and the Health and Safety Executive has been made aware."


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