Woman, 88, dies after car and lorry crash

An 88-year-old woman who was seriously injured in a road crash on the A70 in East Ayrshire has died in hospital.

The crash, which involved a car and an HGV, happened on the A70 Ochiltree to Coalhill road at the junction of the Killoch, at about 13.30 on Tuesday 4 June.

The woman, who was a passenger in the MG ZS car, was taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital where she died on Monday 10 June.

The 59-year-old female driver of the car was also taken to hospital and medical staff described her condition as “critical”.

The 30-year-old male driver of the HGV was not injured.

Police asked anyone who was travelling on the road around the time to contact them., external[1]


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