THE driver of a car, which overturned in a crash on a rural road in Angus in which his three teenage passengers were injured, was in a critical condition in hospital today.
The Tayside Division of Police Scotland are continuing their investigation into the accident at 3.40am on Sunday morning on the B9113 Forfar to Montrose road, close to the crossroads to Turin and Balgavies.The Black Peugeot 106 in which the four men were travelling ended on its roof after colliding with a wall.
A Police Scotland spokesman said: “Tayside Division officers and a trauma team attended and the four occupants of the car were taken by ambulance to Ninewells Hospital in Dundee. The driver of the car, a 19 year-old man, is in a critical condition in Ninewells Hospital with head and chest injuries.
“The front seat passenger, a 19 year-old man, sustained a head injury and is in a serious but stable condition in Ninewells Hospital. One of the back seat passengers, a 19 year-old man, sustained a number of facial fractures and underwent surgery in Ninewells Hospital. He’s in a stable condition. The other backseat passenger, a 17 year-old man, sustained significant bruising but was not seriously injured.”
He added: “ The road was closed for a number of hours to allow crash investigators to examine the scene. It has since been reopened. Anyone who witnessed the incident take place or anyone who remembers seeing the Peugeot 106 car on the road should get in touch with Police Scotland Tayside Division on 101 or speak to any police officer.”