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Four teenagers hurt after car hits tree in Glasgow

Four teenagers were injured, two of them seriously, after a vehicle left the road and hit a tree in Glasgow.

The incident took place on Gartloch Road, between Easterhouse and Gartcosh, at about 16:45 on Saturday.

A 17-year-old male passenger was taken to Queen Elizabeth University Hospital with serious head injuries. His condition was described as critical.

The male driver, also 17, was in a stable condition in Monklands District General Hospital.

A 19-year-old back seat passenger, who suffered injuries to his foot, was being treated at Glasgow Royal Infirmary.

Another male passenger, aged 16, was taken to Wishaw General Hospital where he was treated for minor injuries. He has since been released.

Police said they were keen to hear from anyone who who may have seen the car before the crash.

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