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UPDATE: Man in critical condition following A9 crash near Aviemore yesterday

By Gavin Musgrove

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Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious road crash on the A9 near Aviemore yesterday.

A blue Skoda Octavia and a white Toyota Hilux pick-up collided near Lynwilg at around 1.45pm.

The 60-year-old male driver of the Skoda vehicle, who was the only person in the car, was seriously injured.

He was airlifted to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow where medical staff describe his condition as critical.

The driver and sole occupant of the Toyota Hilux, a 17-year-old man, was taken by ambulance to Raigmore Hospital in Inverness.

Medical staff advise that his condition is stable.

The road was re-opened at around 9.30pm last night. Traffic was diverted through Aviemore during the closure.

Sergeant Calum Macaulay, Roads Policing Unit, Dingwall, said: “I am keen to hear from anyone, not yet spoke to by police, who was on the road and either witnessed the crash or who has dash-cam footage of the incident.”

Information can be passed to officers via 101 quoting incident number 1712 of Tuesday, 5 March 2024 when calling.

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