Two dead and one critically injured after crash between car and lorry

Road policing officers are now appealing for information or dashcam footage of the incident.

Two dead and one critically injured in hospital after A9 crash near Newtonmore in Highlands Google Maps

Two people have died and one person remains in a critical condition after a collision involving a car and a lorry on a major road in the Highlands.

At around 4.50pm on Wednesday afternoon, police received reports of the crash on the A9 at Ralia, by Newtonmore, at its junction with the B9150.

Emergency services attended and two passengers, a 75-year-old woman and a 45-year-old man, were pronounced dead at the scene. Their family has been informed.

The driver of the car, a 46-year-old woman, is in hospital in a critical condition. The driver of the lorry, a 59-year-old man, was uninjured. 

Road policing officers are now appealing for information or dashcam footage of the incident.

Sergeant Alasdair Mackay said: “Our thoughts are with the family and friends of the deceased at this difficult time.

“We are appealing to anyone who may have seen the crash or who has any dashcam footage to get in touch with officers.

“Anyone with any information is asked to call Police Scotland via 101, quoting incident number 2516 of 10 August, 2022.”

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