Boy who died in Highlands crash ‘will remain eternally loved’

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A 16-year-old who died in hospital after a crash in the Highlands “will remain eternally loved”, his family have said.

The collision involved a white Audi Q3 on the A82 at Kirkton, near Lochend, Inverness, on Thursday.

Edward Bush, from Henley-on-Thames, was taken to hospital where Police Scotland have now confirmed he has died.

He will never be forgotten and will remain eternally loved and adored by his brothers, parents, family, and friends

His family released the following statement: “Edward will be missed so much by so many, as he was a truly outstanding young man with such an incredible and bright future ahead of him.

“He will never be forgotten and will remain eternally loved and adored by his brothers, parents, family, and friends.”

A 16-year-old girl also involved in the incident remains in hospital in a critical condition.

Another 16-year-old girl, who had also been taken to hospital at the time, has been discharged.

Road Policing Sergeant Angus Macleod said: “Our inquiries into this fatal crash are ongoing and it’s important we establish exactly what happened.

“I would urge anyone who may have witnessed the crash but has not yet spoken to police to come forward.

“I am particularly keen to speak to anyone who may have dashcam footage which could help with our investigation.”

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