Man dies following collision between car and van carrying trailer

The collision occurred on the A87 Dunvegan Road in Portree around 2.50pm on Thursday. 

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Fatal: Man dies following collision involving car and van pulling trailer.

A man has died following a crash between a car and a van carrying a trailer on Skye. 

The collision, involving a Volkwagon Caddy van and trailer combination and a Vauxhall Corsa, occurred on the A87 Dunvegan Road in Portree around 2.50pm on Thursday. 

A 65-year-old man died at the scene and his next of kin have been made aware. The passengers of the other vehicle were treated for minor injuries at the scene.

Sergeant Neil MacDonald of North Road Policing said: “At this time, our thoughts are with the deceased’s family and friends. We are continuing with enquiries to establish the full circumstances.

“We would urge anyone who may have witnessed the crash or have dash-cam footage that may help with our enquiries to get in touch.”

Anyone with any information should contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident number 1980 of Thursday, May 5.