Glasgow & West Scotland

Woman, 75, killed and two injured in A828 Argyll crash

A 75-year-old woman has died and a man has been seriously injured following a road crash in Argyll.

The woman's Peugeot 207 was involved in a collision with the man's Vauxhall Astra on the A828.

She later died in hospital. The 64-year-old man is in a critical condition, while his wife, who was a passenger in the car, is being treated for a foot injury.

The crash happened near the Creagan Inn, in Appin, at 15:30 on Wednesday.

The 75-year-old woman and the male Astra driver were both airlifted to hospital after being cut free from their vehicles by the fire service.

But the woman died in Glasgow's Southern General Hospital shortly after arriving.

The man is being treated for his injuries at the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Paisley.

His 64-year-old wife was taken by ambulance to Oban Hospital, where she is said to be in a stable condition.

The road was closed for eight hours following the crash. Police have appealed for witnesses to contact them.

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