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Driver cut from car after crash on A82 near Invermoriston

Car down embankment
Image caption One of the cars crashed down an embankment

A driver who was trapped in a car which went down an embankment following a crash on the A82 in the Highlands has been cut from the wreckage.

The man, 19, was flown by air ambulance to Raigmore Hospital in Inverness for treatment to serious injuries.

A man, 46, and a woman, 44, in a second car involved in the collision, two miles north of Invermoriston, were described as walking wounded.

The road was closed for more than four hours before it was reopened.

Image caption A man and a woman were travelling in the other car involved

The 19-year-old was driving a Vauxhall Corsa. There was no-one else in the car.

He was involved in a collision with a VW Golf.

A police spokesman said: "The Corsa left the roadway, travelled down a steep embankment halfway towards the lochside.

"Two other people, a 46-year-old man and 43-year-old woman, sustained minor injury and were taken by road ambulance to Raigmore Hospital for treatment.

"A 19-year-old man of the other car sustained serious injury was taken to Raigmore Hospital by air ambulance where he is currently being treated for his injuries."

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