Pensioner dies and 4 injured in Pitlochry crash

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A pensioner has been killed and four other people injured in a car crash near Pitlochry

The 80-year-old was a passenger in a Volkswagen Golf which collided with a Vauxhall Insignia on the A924 Pitlochry to Killiecrankie Road shortly after 4pm yesterday.

The driver of the Golf, a 69-year-old woman, is being treated at Ninewells hospital in Dundee, where her condition is described as serious.

The occupants of the Vauxhall - the 49-year-old male driver and two passengers aged 77 and five - were also taken to Ninewells with more minor injuries.

The road was closed for several hours to allow crash investigators to examine the scene.

Police Scotland have appealed for witnesses.