Road closed as five people taken to hospital after two-vehicle crash

Emergency services were called to the scene on the A832 in the Highlands at 11.30am on Wednesday.

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Five people have been taken to hospital following a crash involving two vehicles on a road in the Highlands.

Emergency services were called to reports of a two-vehicle crash on the A832 north of Dundonnell at around 11.30am on Wednesday.

Two ambulances, an air ambulance and a trauma team were deployed by the Scottish Ambulance Service (SAS).

Five people were transferred to hospital and their condition was unknown as of 3pm on Wednesday.

Three fire engines were dispatched by Scottish Fire and Rescue Services to the scene as well.

The road is closed on both sides between the A832 at Braemore and Badcaul, and motorists have been advised to avoid the area.

A spokesperson for SFRS said: “We were called to assist emergency service partners at 11.32am on Wednesday, August 31 at an incident on the A832 near Ullapool and Operations Control mobilised three fire appliances to the scene.”

A spokesperson for the SAS said: “We received a call today at 11:31am to attend an incident on the A832 near Dundonnell.

“We dispatched a number of resources to the scene, including two ambulances, an air ambulance and our trauma team, and transferred five patients to hospital.”

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “At around 11.30am on Wednesday, August 31, we were called to a report of a two vehicle crash on the A832, north of Dundonnell.

“The road is closed in both directions between the A835 at Braemore and Badcaul village.

“Emergency services are in attendance.

“Motorists are advised to avoid the area.”

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