Fatal crash victims named

Police have named two of the victims of Friday night's crash on the M9 near Linlithgow.

Sunday, 31st January 2016, 9:59 pm
Updated Sunday, 31st January 2016, 10:02 pm
Three people have died following Friday night's collision on the M9

Mother Saadia Ahmad (37) was pronounced dead at the scene, while her nine-year-old daughter Ayesha died in hospital on Saturday,

Three other members of the family - the father, also aged 37, and two young sons, aged ten and 14 - are still in hospital in a serious but stable condition.

The accident occured around 9pm when a silver Mercedes car and a white Vauxhall van collided on a stretch of the M9 between Polmont and Linlithgow.

A 42 year old man, the driver of the other vehicle, also died following the collision.

Police Scotland have appealed for anyone who may have witnessed the crash to call 101.