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Man taken to hospital after crash on A96 near Inverness

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One person has been taken to hospital.

One man has been taken to hospital following a crash on the A96.

The incident occurred near Tornagrain and consequently blocked a section of the Aberdeen to Inverness road.

Witnesses say the Volkswagen Golf appears to have have collided with a lamp post near the turn-off for the outdoor nursery.

Bear Scotland were called in to clear the road, which fully was fully reopened at around 1.30pm.

Inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the crash are ongoing.

A police spokeswoman said: “Around 11:30am on Friday January 21 police received reports of a crash involving one vehicle on the A96 Tornagrain near Inverness.

“A man was taken to Raigmore Hospital. The road remains partially blocked.”

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