Fife crash: Two people injured following crash on the A92 between Crossgates and Cowdenbeath

The A92 was closed in both directions between Crossgates and Cowdenbeath following an accident on Wednesday morning.

Two casualties have been reported but their conditions are unknown.

Traffic Scotland reported the crash at 7.15am and confirmed at 7.45am that the road was closed both north and eastbound.

The slip roads to the A92 from the M90 J2A and the Crossgates Roundabout were also closed.

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Westbound traffic was being diverted via Cowdenbeath.

Traffic Scotland confirmed at around 9.30am that the accident had been cleared and the road was re-opened.

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Police Scotland said officers were called to the A92 northbound near the Cowdenbeath interchange following a road crash involving two cars.

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A92 crash: Traffic disruption as A92 closed in both directions following crash between Crossgates and Cowdenbeath

A woman, who was driving one of the cars, and her male passenger were taken to the Victoria Hospital in Kirkcaldy by Ambulance.

A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: “We were alerted at 7.10am on Wednesday, December 8, to reports of a collision involving a private car on the A92 between Crossgates and Cowdenbeath.

“Operations control immediately mobilised four fire engines and a heavy rescue unit to the scene.

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“Firefighters extracted two casualties from the car and handed them into the care of the Scottish Ambulance Service.

“Crews left the scene after ensuring the area was made safe.”

The Scottish Ambulance Service has been contacted for a comment.

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