Man attacked and seriously injured following two-car crash

The 29-year-old was assaulted in a disturbance in Paisley on Friday.

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A man has been left seriously injured after a two-car crash and a subsequent assault in Paisley.

Officers were called to reports of a collision between an Audi Q7 and a Ford Fiesta on Braehead Avenue at around 7.30pm on Friday.

After the crash, there was a disturbance at the scene involving a number of people.

A 29-year-old man was seriously assaulted, and was taken to hospital for treatment to serious injuries.

The Ford Fiesta involved was found on fire at Grampian Avenue in Paisley a short time after the incident.

Enquiries are ongoing and detectives are appealing to anyone who may be able to assist to come forward.

Detective Sergeant Jason Buxton of Paisley CID said: “We are carrying out enquiries door to door and examining the available CCTV as we work to establish the circumstances of this incident.

“I would urge anyone who may have seen or heard the disturbance or who may have seen either vehicle involved to let us know.

“We would also be keen to speak to anyone who may have dashcam or private CCTV footage from the area, either of the disturbance or from Grampian Avenue where the Fiesta was found on fire.

“Anyone who can help is asked to call 101, quoting reference 3666 of August 4, or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

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