Driver dies at scene following three-vehicle crash

The collision happened on the A83 near Lochgair at around 2.30pm on Wednesday.

A man has died at the scene of a three-vehicle crash in Argyll.

The collision happened on the A83 near Lochgair at around 2.30pm on Wednesday and involved a black BMW, grey Vauxhall Astra and white Vauxhall Vivaro.

The 69-year-old driver of the BMW was pronounced dead at the scene.

The 39-year-old driver of the Vauxhall Vivaro was taken to Mid Argyll Hospital by the Scottish Ambulance service with minor injuries and the driver of the Vauxhall Astra, a 57-year-old man was uninjured. 

The road was closed for more than nine hours for investigation and reopened around 11.30pm. 

Inspector Archie McGuire of Argyll and West Dunbartonshire Road Policing Unit said: “This was a serious crash and our thoughts and sympathies remain with the family and friends of the man who lost his life, along with all those involved. 

“Our enquiries into the cause of the collision are continuing and I would ask anyone who saw what happened, who has not yet spoken to officers, to come forward. 

“I would also ask motorists using the A83 yesterday and who may have been recording via dash-cam devices to check their systems and provide any relevant footage to us as soon as possible.”

Anyone with information should contact police on 101, quoting incident number 1758 of Wednesday, July 22, 2020.