Second woman dies after A1 car crash

The crash happened near Torness. Picture: Esme Allen
The crash happened near Torness. Picture: Esme Allen
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A SECOND 21-year-old woman has died following a two-car crash on the A1 near Torness power station.

Police have launched a fresh appeal for witnesses after the woman succumbed to her injuries in hospital.

Another 21-year-old woman died following the crash at around 7.40pm on Thursday night.

Three people were airlifted to hospital following the collision between a Ford Ka and a Ford Focus. In all, five people were trapped in the wreckage.

The police statement said: “Police Scotland is making a further appeal for witnesses after a 21-year-old female became the second casualty to succumb to her injuries following a road collision on Thursday on the A1 at Torness. Anyone with information can contact Police Scotland on 101.”