Six people have been injured following a one-car crash on a road in the Highlands.
Emergency services were called to the B874, close to the junction with the B870 near Halkirk, just after 7am on Tuesday.
The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service mobilised three appliances to the scene, and safely removed one passenger from the vehicle, who was then placed in the care of the Scottish Ambulance Service.
Their condition is currently unknown.
A further five people were involved in the crash and their current condition is also unknown at this stage.
Fire crews left the area at 8.40am after ensuring the crash site was safe.
Police remain at the scene of the collision as the road remains closed in both directions.
A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: “We were alerted at 7.08am on Tuesday, April 25, to reports of a road traffic collision involving one vehicle on the B874, between Halkirk and Thurso.
“Operations Control mobilised three fire appliances to the scene.
“There were six reported casualties and firefighters safely removed one casualty from the vehicle, who was then placed into the care of the Scottish Ambulance Service.
“Crews left at 8.40am after ensuring the area was made safe.”
A police spokesperson said: “We were made aware of a crash involving a single vehicle on the B874, close to the junction with the B870 near Halkirk shortly after 7am on Tuesday, April 25.
“Emergency services are at the scene and the road is currently closed.”