Driver dies after car collides with lorry at A9 junction
Man died following the crash while the lorry driver was treated at the scene.
A man has died following a crash with a HGV lorry on the A9 in Ross-shire.
The 63-year-old driver's Fiat Bravo collided with a heavy goods vehicle at the junction for Milnafua near Alness on Wednesday at around 8am.
The driver of the HGV received treatment for non-serious injuries at the scene.
Police said the road remained closed due to the ongoing investigation and a diversion is in place via Invergordon.
The driver's next of kin has been informed.
Road Policing Sergeant Alasdair Mackay said: "Our thoughts at this time are with the man's family and friends.
"Our investigation into the collision is ongoing and at an early stage.
"I would urge anyone who may have witnessed the collision or could have dashcam footage to come forward as soon as possible.
"You can contact the Road Policing Unit in Dingwall by calling 101, quoting reference 583 of April 24.
"We would like to thank everyone affected by the road closure for their patience and understanding."