Tayside and Central Scotland

Man, 79, killed in crash on A92 between Arbroath and Montrose

A 79-year-old man has been killed in a three-vehicle collision on the A92 in Angus.

Three other people were injured, one seriously, in the incident which happened between Arbroath an Montrose, near the Maryton junction.

The collision, at about 12:00, involved a car, a pick-up truck and a security van.

Police said the pensioner, who was driving a red Volkswagen Golf, died from his injuries at the scene.

The 47-year-old female driver of a blue Mercedes Sprinter Van sustained serious injuries and the front male passenger suffered minor injuries.

The 50-year-old male driver of Ford Ranger pick-up also suffered minor injuries in the collision.

All of the injured were taken to Ninewells Hospital by ambulance for treatment.

A Scottish Fire and Rescue spokesman said four appliances and a specialist rescue vehicle attended the incident.

The road is currently closed, but is expected to re-open later.

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