A9 closed in both directions after multi-vehicle crash

Drivers have been warned to avoid the road near Alness after a crash involving 'a number of vehicles'.

A9 closed in both directions after multi-vehicle crash near Alness iStock

The A9 is closed in both directions after a “serious” multi-vehicle crash in the Highlands.

The major road is closed in both directions about three miles south of Alness, following the incident on Tuesday at around 12:40pm.

Drivers have been warned to avoid the area, with the road to be closed “for some time” following the accident.

The Perth and Kinross police division tweeted: “The A9 near Alness will be closed for some time while emergencies services deal with a serious crash involving a number of vehicles.

“Motorists are asked to seek alternatives routes.”

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