18 May 2012
Four taken to hospital following Argyll road traffic collision
Firefighters from Lochgilphead, Inveraray and Minard attend A83
FIREFIGHTERS rescued a woman last night, following a "serious"
road traffic collision in Argyll, which saw four people taken to
At around 7.00pm, crews from Lochgilphead, Inveraray and Minard
were called to the incident, which happened on the A83 near Furnace
and involved two cars. Firefighters arrived on scene to find two
people still trapped inside their vehicles and a further two people
who had managed to escape.
Using hydraulic cutting equipment, firefighters freed both
casualties and passed them into the care of waiting paramedics.
One woman, who was suffering from pelvic, abdominal and spinal
injuries, was taken by air ambulance to the Southern General
hospital in Glasgow. The other three casualties, were taken to
Midvale hospital in Lochgilphead for further treatment.