Renewed appeal for witnesses to fatal crash on A90

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A FRESH appeal for witnesses has been made by police investigating an Aberdeenshire road crash which killed a grandmother.

Muriel Duffy, 73, died in the two-car collision on the A90 Balmedie-Aberdeen road at Blackdog turn-off on July 22.

Police have put up signs at the crash scene seeking witnesses to the incident, which occurred around 3pm.

Mrs Duffy had been travelling with her daughter and two granddaughters - aged five and eight - who also sustained injuries.

Her red BMW estate car and a black Honda Civic were in collision. The other driver and two passengers were also taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.

The road was closed for several hours while investigations were carried out to try and establish the cause of the accident.

The incident promoted calls for action to make the road safer.

Mrs Duffy’s family said she had made a “huge difference” to many people’s lives.

They said in a statement: “Muriel was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who will be greatly missed. We are all shocked by her sudden loss which has left a huge hole in our lives.

“Muriel was an active lady who enjoyed a variety of sporting activities and had a keen and knowledgeable interest in music, particularly opera.

“We have been left with only the happiest of memories of a loving, hard-working person who made a huge difference to many people’s lives.”

Anyone with information should call police on 0845 600 5700.