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One dead and three injured in Blackwood crash

One man has died and three people have been injured in a crash in South Lanarkshire.

Two cars were involved in the collision on the B7078 Carlisle Road near Blackwood at about 18:15 on Friday.

Police said the 19-year-old passenger in one of the cars, a Seat Ibiza, had died at the scene.

The 25-year-old man driving the Seat was taken to Wishaw General Hospital. His condition has been described as "serious".

The other car involved, a Nissan Micra, was being driven by a 55-year-old man who is in a stable condition in hospital.

A five-year-old girl in the car was taken to the Royal Hospital for Children in Glasgow and is in a serious condition.

Police have appealed to witnesses to get in touch.

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