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Teenagers 'seriously ill' after car goes off road in Gourock

Cloch Road, near Cloch Lighthouse Image copyright Google
Image caption The crash happened on Cloch Road, near Cloch Lighthouse

Two teenagers are in a serious condition in hospital after the car they were in came off the road in Gourock, Inverclyde.

Emergency services were called to the scene on Cloch Road, near Cloch Lighthouse, at about 01:00 on Monday.

Police said that the 18-year-old male driver of the Ford Fiesta and his 19-year-old female passenger were taken to Inverclyde Royal Hospital.

The road was closed for nine hours while police investigated the incident.

Insp Gillian Gardner said: "The investigation into the cause of the crash is continuing and I would urge anyone who witnessed it take place, or who saw the Ford Fiesta being driven in the local area shortly before the crash took place to contact us."

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