A YOUNG man has died after his quad bike crashed into a lamp post.

The tragedy happened in the Knightwood area of Glasgow yesterday and the 27-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene.

Emergency services were alerted to the crash on Archerhill Road before 5pm.

A spokeswoman for the force said: "Police were called to a report that a man was seriously injured after coming off his quad bike and crashing into a lamp post near the BMX track on Archerhill Road, Knightswood, Glasgow around 4.50pm on Thursday, November 28, 2019.

"Emergency services attended, however, a 27-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.

"The road closed until 10.15pm but officers carried out an investigation into the incident."