Driver charged after three people 'seriously injured' in three-car crash

Three people including a teenager were taken to hospital for treatment following the incident near Fort William.

Driver charged after three people ‘seriously injured’ in three-car crash on A82 iStock

Three people have been seriously injured in a crash involving three cars on the A82 in Lochaber.

Emergency services were called to the incident involving a green Kia Stonic, a grey Citroen C3 and a black Audi A1. near to Carr’s Corner around one mile west of Fort William around 6.55pm on Thursday, June 13.

The 67-year-old male driver of the Citroen suffered serious injuries and was taken by ambulance to the Belford Hospital in Fort William, while the 52-year-old female passenger was taken to Raigmore Hospital in Inverness, also for treatment to serious injuries.

The 19-year-old female driver of the Audi was also taken to Belford Hospital for treatment to serious injuries.

The occupants of the Kia were uninjured.

The 42-year-old female driver of the Kia was arrested and charged in connection with road traffic offences and is due to appear at Inverness Sheriff Court on Monday.

The road was closed for over six hours to allow for an investigation at the scene.

Sergeant Ally Mackay of the Highland and Islands Road Policing Unit said: “Our investigation into the circumstances which led to this crash are ongoing and I would urge anyone who has information to get in contact with us.

“We would also be keen to speak to anyone who may have dashcam footage from the road around the time of the collision.

“Anyone with information can call 101, quoting reference 3255 of June 13, 2024.”

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