Friends have said the world "became a darker place” with the death of an Inverness teenager in an accident on the A9.
Motorists using the A9 near North Kessock are being warned of roadworks due to start this weekend.
Emergency services are currently in attendance at a three-vehicle crash in North Kessock, with a busy road currently closed as a result.
A car and a tractor have collided on a Black Isle road which joins on to the A9. The incident happened on the B9161 road from the A9 to Munlochy, not far from North Kessock at about 3.05pm. A police spokesman said that an ambulance has been requested at the scene.