Driver dies following Fife road accident



A motorist, who sustained injuries in a horrific crash near High Valleyfield, has sadly died.

The deceased man is the 84-year-old driver of a silver Renault Megane which was involved in a collision with a green Ford Escort.

The collision happened at around 3.45pm on Friday 19th April on the A985.

The 54-year-old driver was taken to the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary by air ambulance with serious injuries.

The 84-year-old man was taken to Ninewells Hospital, Dundee where he sadly passed away from his injuries yesterday.

Police are asking anyone who witnessed the collision to come forward to assist with their investigation.

Sergeant Stephen Quinn, from Fife’s Road Policing Unit, said, “Sadly, as a result of the collision, a man has lost his life and our thoughts are with his family and friends at this difficult time.

“The driver of the Ford Escort sustained serious injuries that he continues to recover from and we are grateful to those who stopped to assist at the scene of the collision and who have provided information to help with our inquiries so far.

“I’d ask anyone who has relevant dash-cam footage or information, and who hasn’t yet provided this to officers, to contact us as soon as possible.”

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