Five casualties rescued from A85 crash

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Fire crews have helped five casualties to safety after a crash on the A85 at Pennyfuir today.

The incident that happened just before 3pm involved three vehicles and the road is still shut eastbound and westbound with police advising drivers to avoid the area.

Four of the casualties were checked by paramedics at the scene and one was taken to Lorn and Islands Hospital.

A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: ‘We were alerted at 2.58pm on to reports of a road traffic collision near Oban.

‘Operations Control mobilised two appliances to the A85, where firefighters were met by an incident involving three vehicles.

‘Crews helped remove a total of five casualties to safety before passing them into the care of the Scottish Ambulance Service.

‘Four casualties were given a precautionary checkup at the scene by paramedics and one casualty was taken to Lorn and Islands Hospital.

‘Crews left the scene after working to make the area safe.’