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Crashes on Scottish roads leave two dead

TWO people have been killed in road accidents on Scotland's roads.

A 21-year-old passenger in a Ford Ka has died following a two-car crash which left four injured on the A1 near Torness power station in Dunbar, East Lothian, at about 7.40pm yesterday.

She died at the scene from her injuries.

A 21-year-old driver of the Ka and another female passenger, aged 20, were also injured along with a 23-year-old Ford Focus driver and his 20-year-old female passenger.

The injured were airlifted Edinburgh Royal Infirmary by a search and rescue helicopter from RAF Boulmer, near Alnwick.

The other casualty was taken by ambulance to hospital.

The road was closed for about six hours.

An 85-year-old man also died following a two car collision on the A90 southbound in Dundee.

Emergency services were called to the area after a collision between a Skoda and a Seat, near the Petterden slip road.

The 85-year-old man driving the Skoda was trapped in his car and had to be cut free by firefighters.

A trauma team took him by ambulance to Ninewells Hospital in Dundee where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

The 71-year-old Seat driver was treated for minor injuries.

Both lanes of the southbound carriageway were shut.

Witnesses to the accidents have been urged to contact police.

Contextual targeting label: 
Transport Tragedy

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