Elderly woman dies in crash that also left driver injured

The woman was a passenger in the car when it left the road and struck a tree.

An elderly woman has died after a car left the road and struck a tree in Fife.

The 74-year-old passenger suffered fatal injuries in the crash on A985 at Cairneyhill on Monday.

A man who was driving the car, also 74, has been left with serious injuries.

Emergency services attended the scene and both pensioners were taken to hospital.

The woman died two days later and the man remains in hospital in a serious condition.

Officers investigating the incident are appealing for information.

A spokesman said: “Anyone who was driving on the road around the time of the crash who has dash-cam footage is asked to call Police Scotland on 101,”

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