Woman dies after Fife car crash

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The woman died after the Audi in which she was travelling collided with a lorry

A WOMAN has died following a collision between a car and a lorry in Fife.

Emergency services were called to the A911 from Glenrothes to Windygates, near Markinch, shortly before 1.30.pm yesterday (Tues)

The 45-year-old woman was a passenger in an Audi A5 Coupe, which was completely destroyed after going under the cab of the lorry.

Firefighters cut the woman free from the car and she was airlifted to Ninewells Hospital in Dundee, where she died around 7.30pm.

The male driver of the car suffered only minor injuries.

The lorry driver was treated by ambulance staff at the scene.

Police are now keen to trace drivers who may have witnessed the crash.

Chief Inspector Davie McCulloch, Head of Road Policing, said: “We are very keen to get witness statements from the drivers and/or passengers of a small yellow car, possibly a Fiat Cinquecento, and a small, white car, possibly a Peugeot.

“We believe the occupants of these cars may have witnessed the accident itself, or are able to give us vital information which will help us complete our investigations into this tragic incident.”

Anyone who has any information is urged to call Fife Constabulary on 0845 600 5702 as soon as possible.

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