Ice-slip lorry driver smashes into house

By Jane Candlish

Published: 18/12/2013

A LORRY driver was left shocked but unhurt yesterday after his truck skidded off the road and ploughed into a cottage as black ice caused treacherous driving conditions in the north.

His vehicle was left embedded in the corner of the house following the accident in the centre of a Highland village and witnesses said he was lucky to survive the smash.

Last night, contractors were shoring up the badly-damaged three-bedroom Post Office Cottage – which sits on the main road through Carrbridge close to the community’s famous ruined bridge.

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