Highlands & Islands

Man, 26, killed in Caithness car crash

A 26-year-old man has died in a car crash near Scrabster Brae in Caithness.

Emergency services were called to the one-vehicle collision on the A836 Thurso to Reay road shortly before 19:00 on Friday.

Police said the victim was came from Thurso but would not provide further details.

The road was closed for five-and-a-half hours while Northern Constabulary's road policing unit investigated the incident.

Police have asked for any witnesses to come forward - in particular the occupants of a white van which may have stopped at the scene but left before emergency services arrived.

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