Two people are in a serious condition in hospital after a road crash in Ayrshire.
A 24-year-old man was driving a Peugeot panel van southbound on the A737, Saltcoats Road in Dalry when it appeared to lose control.
It hit a Smart Forfour car being driven northbound by an 80-year-old man.
He and his 70-year-old passenger are in a serious condition in Crosshouse Hospital – the van driver has been released after treatment.
The collision happened about 11:10 on the morning of Hogmanay.
Police are looking for any witnesses who might have seen what happened.