Man, 61, dead following crash in Scottish Highlands

A male driver of a car has died in hospital after a crash near Wick on Saturday.

The 61-year-old was behind the wheel of a silver Ford Mondeo estate when it crashed on the A99 on Saturday at around 12.55pm.

He was taken to Caithness General Hospital where he later died.

Police Scotland is now appealing for witnesses.

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The A99 was closed between Wick and Latheron for approximately five-and-a-half hours while crash investigators gathered evidence.

Police sergeant Angus MacLeod said: "Our thoughts are very much with the deceased's family and friends at this time.

"We are appealing for any other road users who may have been in the area at the time and either saw the incident take place, or saw the silver Ford Mondeo prior to the crash, to please come forward.

"I would also ask if anyone has any dashcam footage that could assist with our investigation that they come forward and speak to officers."

Police Scotland is appealing for information. Picture: JPIMediaPolice Scotland is appealing for information. Picture: JPIMedia
Police Scotland is appealing for information. Picture: JPIMedia

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