Pedestrian, 91, dies after crash involving two cars

The elderly man was taken to hospital but later died of his injuries.

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Thurlow Road and Seafield Street junction in Nairn.

A 91-year-old man has died following a crash involving two cars in Nairn.

The pensioner was walking when the collision happened near the junction of Thurlow Road and Seafield Street on Thursday, January 21.

Police were called to the crash, which involved a black Mazda, red Honda and the 91-year-old at around 4.50pm.

The pedestrian, who was seriously injured, was taken to Raigmore Hospital but has since died.

Police sergeant Alasdair MacKay, of the Road Policing Unit, said: “The man was taken to Raigmore Hospital for treatment for serious injuries and has now passed away.

“Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this difficult time.

“We are still appealing for information surrounding the crash and I would ask anyone who witnessed the incident to come forward.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting reference number 2265 of Thursday, January 21, 2021.