Minibus driver, 60, dies after crash closes A90 between Dundee and Perth

The driver of a minibus has died after a crash closed the A90 between Dundee and Perth.

Police Scotland, along with other emergencies services, attended the A90 near St Madoes after a road traffic collision involving a minibus and HGV at 11.55am today.

Traffic queuing on the A90 after the crash

A police statement said: “Tragically, a 60 year old woman died, she was the driver of the mini bus. Her next of kin have been informed and our thoughts are with her family.

“The HGV driver and two passengers in the mini bus were taken to Ninewells Hospital in Dundee.

“Enquiries are continuing and anyone who may have witnessed the collision is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101 quoting 1232 of 16 January.”

The entire dual carriageway was closed in both directions at St Madoes /Glencarse to allow the heli-med to get to the incident.

A Scottish Ambulance spokesperson said: “We received a call at 11.50am today to attend a road traffic collision on the A90 at St Madoes Junction in Perth.

“We dispatched three ambulances, our special operations team, two trauma teams – Helimed 5 and the Tayside Trauma Team – and a manager to the scene.

“We transported three patients to Ninewells Hospital.”

A spokeswoman for Tayside Fire and Rescue said: “The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service was requested at 12.04pm on Wednesday, January 16 to assist emergency service partners following a road traffic collision involving a mini-bus and an articulated lorry on the A90 between Dundee and Perth.

“Operations Control mobilised two fire engines and a heavy rescue unit to the scene, near Glencarse, where crews remain in attendance.”