Man charged after crash between car and articulated lorry

Police shut the road between Aviemore and Garnish for more than nine hours following the collision.

Man charged after crash involving Vauxhall and articulated lorry near Aviemore JASPERIMAGE

A man has been charged following a crash between a car and an articulated lorry on the A9.

Police closed the road near Aviemore for over nine and a half hours following the collision between a Vauxhall Mokka and the DAF lorry between the town and Granish shortly after 6pm on Monday.

The driver of the HGV, a 46-year-old man, was taken to Raigmore Hospital in Inverness for treatment on serious, but not life-threatening injuries.

Officers have confirmed the 61-year-old driver of the Vauxhall has now been charged with careless driving and is due to appear in court on Tuesday, June 20.

The road reopened at around 4.30am.

Sergeant Doug Scott said: “Our enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances and we are appealing to anyone who witnessed the incident to get in touch.

“In addition, if you were driving in the area at the time please check your dash-cam footage to see if it has captured anything that could assist with our investigation.”

Anyone who can help is asked to call Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident number 3330 of Monday, June 19.

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