A teenager has died following a fatal car crash on the backroad between Minishant and Kirkmichael on Wednesday [November 17].

19-year-old Cameron Leith from Ayr died on Friday following the accident that involved his blue Vauxhall Vectra and a blue Ford Kuga at the junction.

He was taken to Crosshouse Hospital in Kilmarnock and subsequently to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow for treatment where he sadly passed away from his injuries on Friday November 19. 

His family are aware. A report has been submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

The 35-year-old male driver of the Ford was uninjured.

The police are calling for people to get in touch if they witnessed the incident or have access dashcam footage from the Kirkmichael route. 

The incident happened on the B7045 at the junction with the B742 around 7.35am on Wednesday.

Sergeant Craig Beaver, Ayrshire Road Policing, said: “Our thoughts are very much with Mr Leith's family at this sad time.

“We are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding the crash and would ask anyone who has not yet come forward with information to get in touch with police.  

“We're also keen to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the incident or motorists with dash-cam footage from around the time of the crash. 

“Anyone with information can call police on 101 quoting incident 0429 of 17 November.”