Perth woman, 78, dies in road crash near Tibbermore

Tibbermmore crash The road between Perth and Madderty has been closed while crash investigators examine the scene

A 78-year-old woman has been killed and two women in their 80s have been seriously injured in a crash involving two cars near Tibbermore in Perthshire.

The crash, involving a silver Renault Laguna and a blue Mazda, happened just before 10:00 on the road between Perth and Madderty.

Tayside Police said the woman who died, who is understood to have come from Perth, was a passenger in the Mazda.

The seriously injured women, aged 82 and 83, were occupants of the same car.

They were taken to Dundee's Ninewells Hospital for treatment.

Children unhurt

Two other women in the car, aged 77 and 83, sustained slight injuries and were taken to Perth Royal Infirmary for treatment.

Police said the 24-year-old woman driver of the silver Laguna was taken to Perth Royal Infirmary suffering from shock.

Her passengers, two one-year-old girls and a three-year-old boy, were unhurt.

Road closures have been put in place while crash investigators examine the scene.

Tayside Police have appealed for anyone who was in the area at the time of the incident, and who either saw the collision or the vehicles involved before the crash, to contact them.

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