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81-year-old airlifted after vintage car collision

Serious, but stable

By Gordon Neish
Argyll and Bute
81-year-old airlifted after vintage car collision
A Morris 14, similar to the one involved in the incident

An 81-year-old man has been airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after a collision involving his classic car in Hunter’s Quay.

Emergency services were called to the A815 near Dunoon at about 1.40pm yesterday (Saturday).

The man was driving a Morris 14, near the entrance to Hunter’s Quay Holiday Village, when the vehicle lost control and left the road.

The driver was taken by air ambulance to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow, where staff described his condition as serious but stable.

Sgt Kenny Malaney said: “Inquiries into the cause of this crash are continuing and I would appeal to anyone who witnessed this crash to contact us, external.

“I would also ask any drivers on this road around the time who have dashcam to please check their footage and get in touch if it holds anything relevant.”

He added: “Information can be passed to officers by phoning 101 quoting reference number 1819 of 11 May.”

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