One dead and five injured in three-car-crash on A9

One person has died and five have been injured following a three-vehicle crash on the A9.

An accident occured on the A9. Picture: John Devlin
An accident occured on the A9. Picture: John Devlin

Emergency services were called to the scene near Dunkeld, Perth and Kinross, at about 2.30pm on Tuesday.

Police said that one person has died.

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The road has been closed in both directions while officers deal with the incident.

A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: “The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service was alerted at 2.31pm on Tuesday, May 22 to reports of a road traffic collision involving three vehicles on the A9 near Dunkeld.

“Operations control immediately mobilised a number of fire engines.

“Crews left the scene after ensuring the area was made safe.”