Driver ’caused deaths of three people’ in crash on A90

Marin Rachev was remanded in custody over the crash at Glenbervie in Aberdeenshire.

A90: He was arrested after the crash.
A90: He was arrested after the crash.

A man has appeared in court accused of causing the deaths of three people in a crash on the A90.

Marin Rachev was remanded in custody over the crash at Glenbervie in Aberdeenshire at 4.30pm on Tuesday.

He faced a single charge of causing death by dangerous driving during a short hearing at Aberdeen Sheriff Court.

Two men and a woman, who were passengers in a red Renault Megane Scenic, were pronounced dead at the scene.

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Officers said they were foreign nationals.

Scene: The road was closed for several hours.

Rachev, of no fixed abode, faced a charge of causing death by dangerous driving.

The 34-year-old made no plea and the case was continued for further examination.

He was remanded in custody pending a further hearing next week.

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Another passenger in the car was seriously injured while the man who was driving the vehicle suffered minor injuries.

A man and a woman who were in a silver Ford B Max were also taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary with non life-threatening injuries.

The driver of a Citylink bus which was also involved in the smash suffered minor injuries. None of the passengers were hurt.


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