Pensioner dies and woman seriously injured in one-car crash 

The 74-year-old driver was pronounced dead at the scene following the incident near Carrbridge.

Pensioner dies and woman seriously injured in one-car crash near Highland village STV News
Police closed off the road near the village of Carrbridge following the incident.

A man has died and a woman has been seriously injured in a crash near a village in the Highlands.

Police have closed part of the A398 between Carrbridge and Dulnain Bridge following the incident involving a single vehicle shortly after 5.40pm on Thursday.

The 74-year-old driver was pronounced dead at the scene by Scottish Ambulance Service personnel, officers confirmed.

A 73-year-old woman has been taken to Raigmore Hospital with “serious injuries”.

The road remains closed while a probe into the crash is carried out.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 5.40pm on Thursday, May 26, police were called to a report of a one-car crash on the A938 near Carrbridge.

“Emergency services attended but the 74-year-old male driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

“A 73-year-old woman was taken to Raigmore Hospital in Inverness with serious injuries.”

They added: “The road is currently closed to allow for a crash investigation to be carried out.”