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17 December 2015, 11:46 | Updated: 17 December 2015, 11:47
An 11-year-old boy is in a critical condition in hospital after a serious road crash in South Ayrshire.
The incident happened at about 8.20am on Wednesday when a black Ford Focus and blue Mini collided on Old Loans Road in Dundonald.
Four people were injured in the crash and taken to Crosshouse Hospital in Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire.
The boy, travelling in the Ford, is being treated for a serious head injury and has since been transferred to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow. Staff describe his condition as critical.
A 13-year-old girl who had also been in the Ford is being treated for her injuries but her condition is described as stable.
The 35-year-old male driver of the car was released after treatment for minor injuries.
The condition of the 49-year-old female driver of the Mini is also described as stable.
Old Loans Road was closed for about eight hours to allow road policing officers to conduct their investigations.
Police are appealing for any witnesses to the crash or anyone who may have been on Old Loans Road at the time of the incident to call 101.