Multiple casualties after bus collides with bridge
The single decker bus landed on its side at Littlemill Bridge, Munlochy north of Inverness.
Multiple casualties have been reported after a bus collided with a bridge and landed on it's side in the Highlands.
Police are currently in attendance at the scene of the road traffic accident on the B9161 at Littlemill Bridge, Munlochy, near Inverness.
Scottish Fire and Rescue (SFRS) and the Scottish Ambulance Service also attended the scene, which involved a single decker Stagecoach bus operating between Inverness and Cromarty.
The road is currently closed in both directions and diversions are in place.
An SFRS spokeswoman said: "The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service was alerted at 5.44pm on Friday to assist emergency service partners with a bus that had left the road in Inverness.
"Operations control mobilised three fire engines and a heavy rescue unit to the B9161 at Munlochy, where firefighters safely removed one casualty who was trapped from the bus.
"The casualty was passed into the care of the Scottish Ambulance Service for treatment.
"Five other casualties were also assisted from the bus."
A number of people have been taken to Raigmore Hospital in Inverness, but it is unknown what the condition of those affected are.
A Stagecoach North Scotland spokesman said: "We can confirm there has been a serious road accident on the Black Isle in the Munlochy area involving one of our services operating between Inverness and Cromarty.
"Our first thoughts are for those affected and their families.
"Safety is our absolute priority and we are supporting the police and the emergency services in any way that we can, including helping establish the circumstances involved."
Concerned relatives seeking more information or members of the public who witnessed the accident are asked to contact Police Scotland via 101.