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Driver Suffers Serious Injury In Perthshire Road Traffic Collision

Road Closed For Hours Following Incident


A 56-year-old tipper lorry driver is being treated in hospital after suffering serious injuries when his vehicle collided with a tractor on the A91 near Stirling yesterday (September 7th).

Tayside Police have revealed that the road in Perthshire was closed for around seven hours at the B919 junction after the incident, which left the motorist trapped in the cab of the lorry.

He was taken to Ninewells Hospital in Dundee following the crash, for surgery after suffering both serious leg and chest injuries in the crash. Investigations have now commenced into discovering how the incident came to occur.

Elaine Russell, a Partner and serious injury specialist at Irwin Mitchell’s Glasgow office, represents people who have been badly hurt following road traffic collisions of all kinds.

Commenting on this incident, she said: “As this crash shows, collisions can have devastating impact on victims and often leave them with serious, life-changing injuries from which they never fully recover.

“It is vital that police and other authorities fully examine this incident to discover how it happened and, more important, how it could have been avoided.

“Road safety is vital issue and incidents like this show just why it is important for a safety message to be spread. We hope lessons can be learnt which will ensure other drivers are protected from incidents of this kind in the future.”