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Police appeal for dash cam footage following fatal collision on A96


By Pat Scott

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Police are appealing for information relating to a fatal accident on the A96 near Keith.
Police are appealing for information relating to a fatal accident on the A96 near Keith.

AN 18 year old man died in a two vehicle collision on the A96 near Keith on Monday evening.

Police are appealing for information following the fatal collision near the turn off for Backmuir Farm around 7.35pm.

A distinctive lime green Ford Fiesta and yellow Ford Transit van were involved.

The 18-year-old male driver of the green Ford Fiesta was pronounced dead at the scene.

Three people - aged 23, 28 and 19 - who were travelling in the Ford Transit were taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.

The 23-year-old is in a critical condition.

The road was closed for nine hours - reopening in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

Police are appealing for information relating to a fatal accident on the A96 near Keith.
Police are appealing for information relating to a fatal accident on the A96 near Keith.

Sergeant Craig McNeil, of the Road Policing Unit based in Aberdeen, said: "Enquiries are ongoing and we're appealing for people with any information, dash-cam footage and who perhaps saw either vehicle shortly before the crash to contact us."

Anyone with information should contact Police Scotland on 101 quoting incident number 3280 of 26 July.


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