A woman is in a critical condition after a serious crash outside a Highland village.
Police say that that the one vehicle accident happened on the B9169 road near Muir of Ord at 7.06am.
The woman, who was the driver of the car, was airlifted to Raigmore Hospital in Inverness.
A police spokesman said that she was believed to be in a life-threatening condition.
He added that the B9169 is closed from the Black Isle showground to the Leanaig to allow accident investigations to be carried out.