Miracle escape for motorists after road smash

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Two motorists had a miraculous escape after a road crash this morning, Friday, September 18.

A car being driven by a woman (80) was in collision with another vehicle at Birdston Road, Kirkintilloch around 9.30am.

The driver of the other car, a 50-year-old woman, escaped unhurt.

Both vehicles were extensively damaged after the incident and the road was closed for some time while both cars were removed from the scene.

A police spokesman said on Friday afternoon the elderly woman was taken to hospital as “a precautionary measure”.

He added inquiries were continuing into the accident.