A man and woman have been rushed to hospital by helicopter following a crash between two motorbikes in the Highlands.
The motorcycles collided on the A9 Victoria Road in Brora at around 11.20am on Tuesday. The casualties were air-lifted to Raigmore Hospital in Inverness.
Traffic Scotland issued advice to drivers as the road remained closed in both directions between Golspie and Brora.
Diversions are in place with drivers warned to expect delays.
A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Officers were called to a report of a crash between two motorcycles on the A9 Victoria Road, Brora around 11.20am on Tuesday, September 20.
“A woman and a man have been taken by helicopter to Raigmore Hospital in Inverness.
“The road is currently closed between Golspie and Brora with a diversion via Lairg in place.”