Motorcyclist suffers potentially life-threatening injuries in Highland crash

This is the scene of the crash on the A862.
This is the scene of the crash on the A862.

A motorcyclist has suffered potentially life-threatening injuries in a crash on a Highland road.

The crash happened on the A862 Conon Bridge to Muir of Ord road on Wednesday afternoon.

It involved a Nissan X-Trail 4×4 and a Kawasaki motorcycle, which was heavily damaged in the collision.

Two motorcyclists injured after Highland crash

Two men were injured in the accident, both of whom were traveling on the motorcycle.

Police confirmed yesterday that one had suffered serious and potentially life-threatening injuries.

The other is in a stable condition.

Both men were taken to Raigmore Hospital in Inverness following the crash.

The collision happened at the junction of the A862 with a minor road to Bishop Kinkell.

The road was closed for several hours to allow police to carry out an investigation at the scene, reopening at around 10pm.