Friarton Bridge crash driver found after search

James Allan's picture of Friarton Bridge The crash occurred on the Friarton Bridge in Perth

A driver who was involved in a crash on the Friarton Bridge in Perth on Saturday night was traced three hours later with a serious head injury.

Emergency crews were called to a one-vehicle crash involving a Nissan Qashqai on the northbound carriageway of the bridge at about 23:25.

However, police were unable to trace the driver of the vehicle.

After an extensive search, the driver was found nearby at about 02:20, having suffered a serious head injury.

He was taken by ambulance to Ninewells Hospital in Dundee for treatment.

Police said his condition was not believed to be life-threatening.

More on This Story

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC Tayside & Central



Min. Night 1 °C


Try our new site and tell us what you think. Learn more
Take me there

Copyright © 2015 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.