A pensioner has died and two people are in a serious condition in hospital following a two-car crash on a busy Ayrshire road.
At around 7.15pm on Wednesday, a Vauxhall Crossland, driven by a 77-year-old man, was involved in a collision with a Vauxhall Corsa being driven by a 30-year-old man on the A76 near Catrine.
Police and ambulance attended the incident however the 77-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.
The 30-year-old man and a 28-year-old woman were taken by ambulance to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow.
Hospital staff have described their conditions as serious but stable.
Police are now appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward.
Sergeant Gordon Stewart from Ayrshire’s Road Policing Unit said: “Our thoughts are with the family and friends of the man who died following this crash.
“Our investigation is ongoing and we would appeal to any witnesses, or anyone with information to contact us. We are also keen to obtain any dashcam from motorists driving on the road around the time of the crash.“Anyone with information should contact officers through 101 with reference 2955 of January 4.”