Man seriously hurt and two children in hospital after crash with lorry

The 37-year-old male driver of the car was also left with serious injuries.

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A man was left with serious injuries and two children were taken to hospital after a crash in the western Highlands.

Emergency services were called to reports of a crash between a Peugeot 308 and a lorry at around 3.50pm on Thursday, on the A87 between Kyle of Lochalsh and Balmacara.

The 37-year-old male driver of the car was taken to Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow, with serious injuries.

Two younger passengers of the car – aged 6 and 10 – were taken to Raigmore Hospital in Inverness with minor injuries.

The 49-year-old male driver of the lorry also sustained minor injuries.

The road was closed until around 1am on Friday, and enquiries into the crash are ongoing.

Sergeant Ally MacKay, from the Dingwall Road Policing Unit, said: “As we work to establish the full circumstances surrounding this incident, we ask anyone who was on that stretch of road and either witnessed the crash or either of the vehicles beforehand to please contact police.

“We are also keen to hear from any motorists who may have potential dashcam footage.

“If you have any information, please contact police on 101, quoting incident 2680 of June 1.”