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Teenager critical after crash with gritter in Turnberry

A 17-year-old driver is in a critical condition after his car was in collision with a gritter in South Ayrshire.

The crash happened on Girvan Road in Turnberry at about 16:50 on Saturday.

The teenager was taken to Ayr Hospital suffering from serious head and neck injuries before being transferred to the Southern General Hospital.

His 17-year-old female passenger was also taken to Ayr Hospital, however her injuries are not life-threatening.

Police have appealed for witnesses to the crash which involved a southbound grey MG ZR car and a Daf gritter.

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