A cow was killed and a schoolgirl hurt in a road crash in the Highlands.
The smash – involving the animal, a black Ford Ranger and a black Kia – happened shortly after 9pm on Friday on the A9 near to Tomatin.
A 14-year-old girl was taken to Raigmore Hospital in Inverness for treatment to minor injuries.
The cow died at the scene and was later removed by a tractor.
Police closed the road for around two hours for investigation works and to allow for the recovery of the pick-up truck and car.
A Police Scotland spokesman said: “Police were called around 9.25pm on Friday, February 7 following reports of a two-vehicle road crash involving a cow on the A9 near Tomatin, Inverness.
“The road was closed for around two hours.
“Emergency services attended and one of the passengers was taken to Raigmore Hospital with minor injuries.”
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