Teenage driver among two taken to hospital after road crash

Emergency services were called to the A760 on Wednesday afternoon.

Teen driver among two taken to hospital after road crash on the A760 between Lochwinnoch and Kilbirnie © Google Maps 2023

Two people have been taken to hospital after a collision between two cars in Renfrewshire.

Emergency services were called to the scene on the A760, between Lochwinnoch and Kilbirnie, after a crash involving a silver/green Smart Plus and a Vauxhall Vectra on Wednesday at around 5.50pm.

The driver of the Smart Plus, a 19-year-old man, remains in hospital after being taken to the Queen Elizabeth in Glasgow, while the driver of the Vauxhall was taken to the Royal Alexandria Infirmity.

The condition of both drivers is currently unknown.

Police have called for anyone with any information into the incident to come forward.

Sergeant Chris Hoggans of the road policing unit said: “One of the vehicles involved in the collision was a distinctive bright green colour.

“We are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the crash, or who may have dash-cam footage, and has not yet spoken to or provided this information to officers, to contact us as soon as possible.

“I would like to thank members of the public for their patience while we carried out our investigation into this serious crash.

“Anyone with information should call Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident number 2532 of Wednesday, July 6, 2022.”