A man and a woman in their 90s have been taken to hospital with serious injuries after a three-vehicle crash on the A9 Aviemore to Perth road this afternoon.
The collision took place shortly before 4pm just south of Aviemore, close to the junction between the A9 and the B9152 Aviemore to Kingussie road.
The crash involved a white Volkswagen Transporter, a black Citroen DS3 and a blue Ford Fiesta.
Police are now appealing for anyone with information about what happened to phone them as soon as possible.
The driver and passenger of the Fiesta, a 96-year-old man and a 94-year-old woman, were taken to Raigmore Hospital with serious injures.
The occupants of the VW Transporter and the Citroen DS3 were uninjured.
The A9 has been shut in both directions for several hours to allow for investigations to be carried out.
Drivers have been asked to avoid the area.
Sergeant Alisdair Mackay of Dingwall police station said: “Inquiries into this crash are ongoing, and I would urge anyone who witnessed the collision who has not already spoken to police to contact us.
“We are also appealing to anyone who may have been in the area around the time of the incident who may have seen any of the vehicles prior to the crash, and has dashcam footage, to please check and come forward with anything which may be relevant.”
Anyone that can assist the police in the investigation is asked to phone 101.
UPDATE: The road has reopened as of 9pm.