A toddler has died in hospital following a road crash in the Highlands.
The incident occurred at around 4.45pm on Sunday, when a blue Peugeot 208 collided with a blue Nissan Qashqai on the A99 at Occumster, near Wick.
Three women were taken to hospital with serious injuries following the crash.
The two-year-old, who was a passenger in the Peugeot, was rushed to the Royal Hospital for Children in Glasgow but died from his injuries.
He has been identified as Iain Mackay from Wick.
Road Policing officers are continuing to appeal for witnesses to come forward, after a number of unknown motorists assisted at the scene.
Sergeant David Miller, from the Dingwall Road Policing Unit, said: “At this time, our thoughts are very much with Iain’s family, following their unbearably tragic loss.
“Three women also sustained serious injuries as a result of this incident and we are appealing for anyone with information to please assist our enquiries, as we work to establish the full circumstances.
“If you were in the area and may have seen either of the cars involved, or have possible dashcam footage which could help our investigation, please get in touch with police.”
Anyone with information can contact police via 101, quoting incident number 2828 of August 22.
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