Two girls seriously injured in road accident in Perth and Kinross
Two teenage girls were seriously injured when they were hit by a van on a country road in Perth and Kinross.
The accident happened on the unclassified road to Rait, near the A90 Inchmichael interchange, at about 15:25 on Tuesday.
The two girls, aged 14 and 15, were taken to Ninewells Hospital in Dundee with what were described as serious injuries.
The driver of the van, a Citroen Berlingo, was not injured.
The road was closed to allow a collision investigation, and police are appealing for witnesses.