POLICE: Appeal following fatal road crash in Dunoon

By Lucy Ashton

Police in Argyll and Bute are appealing for information following a fatal road crash near Dunoon.

The incident happened around 3.15pm on Monday, 22 November, 2021 on the A815 road near to Benmore Park when a red Honda Civic and a grey Subaru Outback collided.

Emergency services attended the scene where the 74-year-old driver and 77-year-old passenger of the Honda Civic sustained serious injuries.

Both were conveyed to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital where the passenger was pronounced dead a short time later. The driver remains in a critical condition.

The 64-year-old female passenger in the Subaru Outback sustained serious injuries and was also taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital where her condition is stable. A 69-year-old man and driver sustained minor injuries.

The road was closed for around eight hours to allow a full collision investigation to take place.

Inspector Archie McGuire, of Police Scotland’s Road Policing Unit, said; “Our thoughts remain with the family and friends of those involved in this crash.

“We are appealing for the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident and I would ask if you were driving in the area at the time or witnessed the crash that you come forward and speak to police.

“If any motorists have dashcam footage that could help with our enquiries, please contact our officers.”

Police can be contacted by calling 101 and quoting incident number 2093 of Monday, 22 November, 2021.

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