Woman dead after three-vehicle crash closes A92 for 12 hours

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 73-year-old woman was killed in the collision.

Woman dead after three-vehicle crash closes A92 in Fife for 12 hours Fife Jammer Locations

An appeal has been launched after a pensioner was killed in a fatal road crash in Fife on Tuesday.

At around 1.25pm on October 3, a 73-year-old woman was driving a Mercedes B-class, when it was involved in a collision with a tractor with trailer being driven by a 62-year-old man, and a Nissan Qashqai being driven by a 65-year-old man on the A92 near Rathillet.

Emergency services attended however the 73-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

The other drivers did not require medical treatment.

The road was closed for more than 12 hours to allow crash investigations and vehicle recovery to be carried out and reopened at 2.50am on Wednesday morning.

Sergeant Scott Kirkpatrick said: “Our investigation is ongoing as we piece together the full circumstances of this incident and it is important we have all the information.

“I would appeal to any witnesses to this crash or anyone on this road around the time of the crash who has dash-cam footage to contact us.

“From our initial enquiries, we believe there was a white car driving on the road shortly before the crash took place. I would urge the driver of this car to contact us in case they have information that will assist our enquiries.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact 101 with incident number 1701 of October 3.

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