A TEENAGER has died following a two-vehicle crash near Girvan.

The incident happened around 10am on Thursday, December 14, on the A714 between the Shalloch Park Roundabout and Pinmore.

The crash involved a blue Volkswagen Polo car and a white Ford Transit van.

Police say a 17-year-old female, who was driving the Volkswage, was pronounced dead at the scene.

A 39-year-old woman and a three-year-old girl, both passengers in the car, suffered serious injuries and were taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow.

Two further 17-year-old females, also passengers in the car, suffered minor injuries and were treated at Crosshouse Hospital.

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

Inspector Craig Beaver, of Police Scotland's Ayrshire roads policing unit, said: “Our thoughts are with the family and friends of the female who died, and everyone affected by this tragic incident.

“An investigation to establish the full circumstances of this collision are ongoing and I would urge anyone with information to get in touch.

“We would also be keen to speak to anyone who may have dashcam footage from the road around the time of the incident."

Anyone who can help is asked to call 101, quoting reference 0947 of December 14, 2023.