Fatal road accident on A96 near Huntly

Police Scotland attended a two-vehicle road traffic accident which occurred on the A96 Inverness – Aberdeen road at about 7.20 this morning (Sunday 30 June) at Windyraw, Huntly.

The accident involved a dark grey Volvo XC60 and a silver Dacia Duster.

The 20 year old female driver of the Dacia tragically died from her injuries at the scene, while the three men from the Volvo – aged 48, 22 and 22 – were taken to hospital with minor injuries.

Sgt Andy Ramsay of the Roads Policing Dept said: “Our thoughts at this difficult time are with the friends and family of those involved.”

The investigation into the cause of the accident is under way, and the Police is urging anyone who has not yet spoken with Police and has seen the collision or either vehicle prior to the accident, or has any dashcam footage, to contact Police on 101 and quote incident 1259 (30/06/2019).