Police name Argyll road crash victim

Police have named the 62-year-old man who died in a road accident on the A83 near Kennacraig on Thursday morning.

Andrew Rennie, from Campbeltown, was driving a northbound minibus which was in collision with a southbound Mitsubishi 4x4 at around 7.10am.

Emergency services attended, but Mr Rennie died at the scene. The 21 year-old driver of the Mitsubishi was taken to Campbeltown Hospital and released after treatment for minor injuries.

There were ten male passengers on the bus at the time of the crash. Six of them were taken by ambulance to Mid Argyll Hospital in Lochgilphead. One of them was later transferred to the Southern General Hospital in Glasgow, and one was later transferred to the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Paisley.

Four of the passengers on the bus were taken to Campbeltown Hospital for treatment. The A83 was closed for specialist crash investigators to carry out their enquiries at the scene. The road was reopened at 1650 hours.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the crash, or anyone with information which might assist their enquiries, to contact Police Scotland on 101.