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Celtic starlet Ciaran Dickson arrested after Glasgow teen Aidan Pilkington killed in ‘hit-and-run’

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CELTIC starlet Ciaran Dickson has been arrested after a young person was killed in an alleged hit-and-run.

The footie ace, 19, was nicked by cops after Aidan Pilkington, 18, was discovered severely injured in Crow Road, Glasgow, in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Celtic starlet Ciaran Dickson has been arrested after Aidan Pilkington, above, was killed in a ‘hit and run’
Cops on Crow Road, Glasgow, yesterday
Cops on Crow Road, Glasgow, yesterdayCredit: Kirsty Macleod

He was rushed to the town’s Queen Elizabeth University Hospital at round 12.20am however couldn’t be saved.

Police launched an enchantment in relation to the alleged incident and officers mentioned a motor had been traced yesterday.

Dickson — who performs for the Celtic B crew — was arrested on Sunday and launched pending additional investigation.

The midfielder, of Erskine, Renfrewshire, made his debut for Rangers final season and was handed a three-year deal in January.

But after a shock summer season exit from Ibrox, the Scotland Under-19 cap was snapped up by rivals Celtic earlier this month.

Yesterday, Aidan’s shattered household instructed of their ache and revealed how he had deliberate to maneuver to Dundee for college subsequent week.

They mentioned: “Aidan was treasured by his household, and nicely beloved and revered by his buddies and group.

“Aidan left Hyndland Secondary School in the summer season, and was going to be shifting to Dundee subsequent Saturday to attend Dundee University.

“He created a shiny future for himself and was actually trying ahead to those alternatives and challenges.

“It may be very merciless that he has been robbed of his life in this manner.

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


Loved ones of ‘treasured’ Aidan Pilkington hail teen killed in Glasgow ‘hit-and-run’


Shocked friends additionally paid tribute to the favored teen on social media as news of the tragedy unfold.

A GoFundMe web page arrange by Aidan’s devastated colleagues at McDonald’s has raised greater than £7,000.

Sergeant Scott Sutherland, from the Road Policing Unit, mentioned: “A 19-year-old man has been arrested in reference to this incident.

“He’s been launched pending additional investigation.

“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.”

A spokesman for Celtic FC declined to remark.


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