Serious A98 Buckie crash referred to police watchdog
A serious crash which saw one person airlifted to hospital and five others injured in Moray followed a police pursuit, it has emerged.
Police Scotland said a "short police pursuit took place earlier" on the A98, before the crash near Rannachy.
The incident has been referred to the Police Investigations and Review Commissioner (Pirc). A 28-year-old man has been arrested.
A Pirc spokesperson said: "As is standard procedure, this matter was referred by Police Scotland to the Pirc.
"We are carrying out an assessment of the circumstances leading up the incident, to determine if an investigation is required."
An air ambulance took one seriously-injured casualty to Raigmore Hospital in Inverness while the others were taken to hospital in Elgin.