Aidan Pilkington death – obituary : 18, struck and killed by hit ‘n’ run vehicle

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Aidan Pilkington death – obituary, cause of death : Aidan Pilkington 18, of Glasgow. Has died. He passed away after being struck by hit n run car on Saturday September 11th 2021.

Aidan was struck and killed by a hit and run vehicle on Crow Road in Glasgow in the early hours of Saturday just a few days before heading to Dundee for university. Reports say, Aidan was killed while taking a walk and he was struck by a light-colored vehicle, possibly a Mercedes A class.

The driver of the suspected Mercedes A class vehicle however did not stop and sped away, last seen driving south at about 12.20am. Aidan was rushed to Glasgow’s Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, but he was sadly pronounced dead.

Police however, have reportedly traced the car in question and have arrested a 19 years old man in connection with the fatal hit and run and death of Aidan Pilkington. However, he’s been released pending further investigation. That’s according to Sergeant Scott Sutherland from Road Police.

“Aidan graduated from Hyndland Secondary School in the summer, and was moving to Dundee next Saturday to attend Dundee University.

“He had created a bright future for himself and he was really looking forward to these opportunities and challenges. It is very cruel that he has been robbed of his life in this way.

“The family would like to thank friends, in particular Aidan’s friends, and the wider community, for their love, support, and kindness.”

“We would like to thank everyone who has got in touch with us so far regarding the appeal, and urge anyone who has information, but has yet to contact us, to call 101 quoting incident reference number 0120 of September 11.”

The family of the victim have paid tribute to their “treasured” boy.