Highlands & Islands

Driver injured after van hits Glenfinnan rail bridge

A man has been taken to hospital after his van struck a railway bridge in Lochaber and burst into flames.

The driver managed to escape from his vehicle before it went on fire. The crash happened on the A830 at Glenfinnan at about 1120 BST.

Northern Constabulary said the section of road and railway line were closed temporarily while an investigation was carried out.

The van's driver was taken to Belford Hospital in Fort William.

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