A woman has died and three people have been rushed to hospital following a horror three-vehicle crash on the A96 near Inverness.
Officers were alerted to the three-vehicle road crash on the A96 at Redhill, near Inverness at around 12.10pm on Monday, February, 12. The vehicles involved in the collision were a Tesla car, a Citroen Dispatch van, and a heavy goods vehicle.
The occupants of the Tesla car – two men aged 53 and 23 and one woman aged 51 – were taken to Raigmore Hospital, but the woman sadly could not be saved.
The 53-year-old man is described as critical and a 23-year-old man is receiving treatment for serious injuries.
The male driver of the Citroen van, 37, was airlifted to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, where his condition is described as serious. The driver of the HGV, a 69-year-old man was uninjured.
The road was closed afterwards to allow crash scene investigators access to the site to conduct further enquiries but has since reopended.
Sergeant Calum MacAuley said: “Our thoughts are with the families of those impacted by this collision. A full investigation is under way to establish the full circumstances of how this collision occurred.
“I am appealing to anyone who was on the A96 who may have seen the vehicles or witnessed the crash to contact us. Motorists with dash cam equipment are asked to check their footage as there may be images which could assist our ongoing enquiries.”
Anyone with information is asked to call Police Scotland via 101, quoting incident number 1230 of Monday, 12 February. 2024.
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