A bus driver had to be cut free after crashing into a wall at Nethy Bridge.
Emergency services were called to two separate crashes on the snowy B970 Grantown to Nethy Bridge road on Saturday.
The first incident involved a X37 Stagecoach service from Aviemore to Grantown, which was carrying one female passenger.
The bus crashed into a wall Abernethy Old Kirk at about 10am – trapping the driver
He was cut free from the wreckage by firefighters before being taken to Raigmore Hospital, along with the passenger who was taken in as a precaution.
The driver’s condition is unknown.
Investigation to be carried out
A Stagecoach North Scotland spokeswoman said: “An X37 service travelling from Aviemore to Grantown-on-Spey was involved in an incident on the B970 near Nethy Bridge on Saturday, December 4.
“We understand there was a rapid change in the weather with heavy snow in the area at the time.
“Our driver was cut free from his cab and has been attended to by emergency services. The one passenger on the single-decker vehicle is reportedly uninjured, but has been taken to hospital for checks. Our thoughts are with them both.
“Safety is our absolute priority and we will be assisting the investigation into the circumstances involved in the incident.”
Four fire crews from Tomintoul, Aberlour, Forres and Grantown, attended the crash along with a heavy rescue unit from Inverness.
Emergency services were called back to the same road shortly later following a three-vehicle crash.
Police and paramedics attended the scene.
One person was taken to hospital as a precaution following the collision.
A police spokeswoman said: “Officers and emergency services were called around 10am to a report of a bus crashing into a wall outside the Old Kirk at Nethy Bridge.
“A man, the driver, was taken to Raigmore Hospital by ambulance for treatment. A female passenger was treated at the scene.
“Around the same time, there was a crash involving three cars further along the same road.
“One person was taken to hospital as a precaution.”