Woman in critical condition and three others in hospital after crash

The drivers and passengers of both a grey Audi and a blue Volkswagen were taken to hospital following the collision.

Woman in critical condition and three others in hospital after crash in West Calder Getty Images

An elderly woman is in a critical condition in hospital after a crash involving two cars on the A71.

Police were called to the scene of the collision involving a grey Audi A1 and a blue VW Tiguan on the major road near West Calder around 2.35pm on Sunday.

The passenger of the Tiguan, a 69-year-old woman, was taken to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh where she remains in a “critical but stable” condition.

Two women, the driver and passenger of the Audi, were taken to Wishaw General Hospital following the crash.

The driver of the Tiguan was also taken to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.

Sergeant Paul Ewing said: “Enquiries are ongoing and we are asking anyone who has not already spoken to officers and can assist with our investigation to get in touch

“We would also like to see any dashcam footage from the area, including any that captures both vehicles prior to the collision happening.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland via 101 quoting incident number 1862 of July 7, 2024.

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