Pensioner couple killed in two-car crash named as three in hospital

Martin and Josephine Cousland, who lived in Fife, were pronounced dead at the scene following the collision on Friday.

Pensioner couple killed in two-car crash on road in Argyll named as  Martin and Jo Cousland Police Scotland

A couple who died in a two-vehicle crash in Argyll have been named.

Martin and Josephine Cousland, who lived in Anstruther, Fife, were fatally injured when their red Audi Q2 and a grey Ford Mondeo collided on the A85, between Arrivain and Dalmally at around 2pm on Friday, March 31.

Josephine, 69, who was also known as Jo, had been driving the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene alongside husband Martin, 70.

Emergency crews rushed to the area, with the road closed for more than nine hours while initial recovery and investigations took place.

Three male occupants of the other car were taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow where they remain in a stable condition undergoing treatment.

Mr and Mrs Cousland’s family have been informed.

Sergeant Archie McGuire, of Police Scotland’s Roads Policing Unit in Campbeltown, said: “Our thoughts are with the family and friends of Mr and Mrs Cousland.

“We are continuing our enquiries and would again appeal to anyone who was in the area and witnessed the crash to get in touch with police.

“I would also ask anyone who was travelling in the area who may have dash-cam footage which could assist to get in touch.”

Information can be passed to officers via 101 quoting incident 1923 of Friday, March 31.