Glasgow & West Scotland

Woman, 84, dies after road crash

An 84-year-old woman has died and an elderly man has been injured following a crash involving two cars in East Dunbartonshire.

Police said a Volkswagen Polo and Mazda RX-8 collided in Milngavie Road, Bearsden, at about 1045 BST.

The 82-year-old male driver of the Polo, and his female passenger, were taken to Glasgow's Western Infirmary where the woman later died.

The driver of the Mazda was uninjured. Police have appealed for witnesses.

The road was closed for several hours between Boclair Road and Auchenhowie Road. It reopened shortly after 1500 BST.