Man identified following fatal crash north of Tarbert
Police Scotland can confirm the identity of a man who has died following a road crash near Tarbert.
He was 33-year-old Roddy McAllister from Campbeltown.
Mr McAllister was pronounced dead at the scene following the collision which involved a black Seat Leon and happened on the A83, half a mile north of Tarbert around 6.35pm on Saturday, 11 December, 2021.
A 30-year-old woman was taken by air ambulance to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow with serious injuries and is currently in a stable condition. A five-year-old girl was also taken to hospital and released after treatment.
Roddy’s family has released a statement through Police Scotland.
They said: “Our funny, caring, hardworking, loving daddy and husband, Roddy McAllister, 33, gone far too soon.
“Summer beach trips, barbecues, camping trips, garden days, holidays, film days, Christmas days, festive days, every day in general will never be the same without you.
“We miss you so much already. Lots of love, from your loving family, wife and children.”
Sergeant Nicola Taylor, of Police Scotland’s Dumbarton Road Policing Unit, said: “Our thoughts remain with the family and friends of Mr McAllister at this difficult time.
“Police Scotland and Mr McAllister’s family would also like to thank the members of the public who stopped to help at the scene of the crash.
“Our enquiries into the circumstances of the crash remain ongoing and anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting incident number 2891 of Saturday, 11 December, 2021.”
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