Five people taken to hospital after car crashes into Loch Ness

Accident: Five people were taken to hospital.

Five people have been taken to hospital after a car crashed into Loch Ness.

The accident happened on Monday on the A82 between Drumnadrochit and Invermoriston.

All five occupants of the car were taken to hospital and were treated for minor injuries.

A police spokesman said: "Emergency services today attended a road traffic collision on the A82 between Drumnadrochit and Invermoriston after a car left the road, travelled around 100ft down an embankment, and came to rest in Loch Ness."

He added: "The occupants of the car were very, very lucky to escape with minor injuries from such a serious accident."

After being treated for their injuries the family, described as "cold and very shaken" after the crash, returned to their home in Moray.

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