77-year-old man killed in road crash in Moray

A 77-year-old man has died following a two-vehicle road collision in Moray.

The incident happened on the A98 Buckie to Cullen road, near to its junction with the unclassified road leading to Findochty. Picture: John Devlin

The incident happened at around 11.30am on Sunday on the A98 Buckie to Cullen road, near to its junction with the unclassified road leading to Findochty.

A male driver, 77, of one of the cars died as a result of his injuries while the driver and passenger of the other car were taken to Dr Gray’s Hospital in Elgin for treatment - next of kin have been informed.

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The vehicles involved were a silver Renault Megane and a blue Rover 75.

Emergency services attended the scene and an air ambulance was dispatched.

The road was closed to allow officers to carry out an investigation.

Sergeant Malcolm Kinross, said: “First of all, I would say that our thoughts are with the friends and family of everyone involved with this tragic incident.

“I would appeal for anyone who was aware of a silver Renault Megane or blue Rover 75, around 11.30am today on the A98 between Buckie and Cullen to contact the police on 101.”

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