Three are killed in two road crashes
TWO people have died and three were injured after a car crashed into a tree in South Ayrshire.
Police said the white Toyota Corolla had left the road as it approached a bend on the B7024 in Ayr at about 14:30 on Friday.
The driver, 30-year-old Ian Clark, and a rear seat passenger, 22-year-old Shannan Rafferty died at the scene. They were both from Girvan.
Three other male passengers – two aged 16 and one aged 34 – were injured.
A 37-year-old man was killed in a crash on the A77 at Maybole in south Ayrshire at around 3.40am yesterday when his car collided with a northbound lorry at the junction with the B742.