Highlands & Islands

Loch Ness lifeboat assists in rescue of injured biker

Lifeboat and coastguard volunteers have been involved in the rescue of a biker who crashed and landed in a gorge near Loch Ness.

RNLI Loch Ness was alerted to the incident near Invermoriston just before 18:30 on Thursday.

Police, ambulance and fire service personnel were also called to the scene.

The casualty, who was seriously injured, was lifted from the gorge on a stretcher and airlifted to hospital.

The biker's condition in Raigmore Hospital in Inverness was not known.