Road closed for six hours after woman killed in crash

The driver died in the one-car collision east of Nairn in the Highlands.

Road closed for six hours after woman killed in crash Email

A woman has died in a one-vehicle crash on the A96 in the Highlands.

The 41-year-old driver’s next of kin have been informed after the incident at around 7pm on Sunday.

The collision involving a blue Citroen DS3 car happened on the road at Wester Hardmuir, four miles east of Nairn.

Police Scotland is appealing for witnesses following the fatal crash.

Police sergeant David Miller of the Road Policing Unit said: “Our inquiries are continuing into the full circumstances. Sadly the female driver died and our thoughts are with her family and friends.

“I would ask anyone who may have witnessed the crash, or who may have dash-cam footage, and has not yet spoken to or provided this information to officers, to contact us as soon as possible.

“The road was closed for just over six hours and diversions were in place. I would like to thank members of the public for their patience while we carried out our investigation into this serious crash.

“Anyone with information should call Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident number 2947 of July 11.”