Two vehicles have been involved in a “serious” crash on a Highlands road.
The incident took place on the B876 Wick to Castletown road just before 10am.
Emergency services, including police, paramedics and fire crews, rushed to the scene near the junction with the B870.
Officers closed the road in both directions and advised motorists to avoid the area.
A fire service spokesman confirmed two appliances were dispatched from Wick just before 10am and remained at the scene for about two hours.
Crews worked to make the area safe.
They confirmed nobody was trapped in the vehicles and everyone involved was released before crews arrived.
The extent of any injuries is not yet known.
B876 closed for hours after crash between Wick and Castletown
“The crash, involving two vehicles, happened around 9.50am on Sunday, December 3 at the junction with the B870.
“Emergency services are at the scene. Drivers are urged to use an alternative route.”
It is understood the road remained closed for more than eight hours and reopened before 6pm.
More to follow.