THREE people were taken to hospital suffering from chest, leg and neck injuries following a head-on vehicle collision in Cardross at the weekend.

The accident involving two cars on the A814, happened just before 12.30pm on Sunday, August 11.

The road between Cardross and Helensburgh was closed for more than an hour as emergency services attended the scene.

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Police said a 24-year-old woman from Glasgow travelling east along the road was hit head on by another car going in the opposite direction, driven by a 73-year-old woman from Rosneath.

Both drivers, and a 44-year-old female passenger, had to be assisted out of their vehicles by fire service crews due to their injuries.

Ambulance staff confirmed the injuries were non-life-threatening and they were taken to the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Paisley for treatment.

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The road was fully reopened at 3pm and an enquiry is ongoing to ascertain the cause of the crash.