Schoolboy airlifted to hospital as four injured in two-vehicle crash

The collision involving two vehicles forced a stretch of the A85 to be closed for ten hours.

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An 11-year-old boy was airlifted to hospital after a crash on the A85.

Police are investigating the collision involving two vehicles on the stretch of the A85 around five miles west of Tyndrum.

Officers were alerted to the crash at around 2.45pm on Sunday, February 4 involving a grey Dacia Duster and a grey Citroen C4.

An 11-year-old boy, was taken to the Royal Hospital for Children in Glasgow by helicopter.

Another three people were taken to hospital as a result of the crash.

Road policing officers say the road was closed for around ten hours, reopening after midnight on Monday morning.

Sergeant Scott Miller said: “Enquiries into this incident are ongoing and we are looking to speak to anyone who was in the area at the time and saw what happened or saw the vehicles before the crash.

“I’m also keen to hear from anyone with dash cam or any other footage of the area shortly before 2.45pm on Sunday.”

Anyone with information should contact Police Scotland on 101 quoting incident number 1176 of February 4, 2024.

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