Tayside and Central Scotland

Man airlifted after two-car crash near Methven

A 52-year-old man has been airlifted to hospital with serious chest injuries following a two-car crash in Perthshire.

The accident, which involved a silver Ford Fiesta and a blue Volkswagen Touran, happened on the A85, a mile west of Methven, at about 11:30.

The Fiesta driver was airlifted to a hospital in Glasgow while the Touran driver was taken to Ninewells Hospital with serious leg injuries.

His passenger suffered minor injuries.

The road was closed in both directions.

Police have appealed to anyone who was travelling on the A85 who may have seen either of the vehicles before the crash, or anyone who may have information, to contact them.

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