Four people rushed to hospital following serious crash which closed A9

The A9 remains closed as crash scene investigators conduct enquiries into the collision.

Four people rushed to hospital following serious crash on A9 near Carrbridge STV News
Crash: Four people taken to hospital following collision.

Four people have been taken to hospital following a serious crash in the Highlands.

Emergency services were called to the collision on the A9 at the Slochd summit north of Carrbridge at around 11.40am on Tuesday.

An air ambulance was also dispatched as were fire crews, police and the ambulance service.

The road between Slochd and the Raigbeg turn off remains closed as police conduct enquiries into the crash.

A spokesman for Police Scotland said: “Enquiries are ongoing following a serious crash on the A9 at the Slochd summit this morning.

“The road will remain closed as crash scene investigators conduct enquiries into the circumstances of the collision.

“Motorists are advised to find alternative routes and diversions are in place.”

Traffic Scotland warned motorists of delays on roads between Inverness and Dalwhinnie following the collision.

A Scottish Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “We received a call at 11:33am to attend a road traffic collision (RTC) on the A9 near to Slochd.

“Five ambulances, three air ambulances and a Prehospital Immediate Care and Trauma (PICT) team attended the scene. Four patients were transported to hospital – two to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary and two to Raigmore Hospital, Inverness.”