Girl, 16, dies after car leaves A83 near Inveraray

A 16-year-old girl has died after a car left the road and hit a tree in Argyll on Saturday morning, police have said.

She was the front-seat passenger in a Toyota RAV4 car, carrying three people, which came off the A83 about three miles east of Inveraray, at 11:15.

Police said the driver lost control on a left-hand bend.

The 45-year-old female driver and a teenage female rear passenger, were slightly injured. They have both been released from hospital.

The 16-year-old girl died at the scene.

The road was closed for about eight hours with local diversions put in place.

BBC Glasgow & West

Weather

Glasgow

Min. Night 13 °C

Features & Analysis

Elsewhere on the BBC

  • StuntmanStuntman to the stars

    Driving dangerously and falling off buildings are all part of the day job for Bobby Holland Hanton

Programmes

  • The smartphones of shoppers being tracked in a storeClick Watch

    How free wi-fi can enable businesses to track our movements and learn more about us

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.