Police investigating fatal crash on A96

Police Scotland is currently investigating a five vehicle road traffic collision on the A96, Forres to Elgin Road, near to Forres Enterprise Park, which occurred around 5pm yesterday, Thursday 17 January.

As a result of the collision, a 61 year old male was transferred to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary by air ambulance where he sadly died.

Three males were also conveyed to Dr’s Gray’s Hospital Elgin for treatment.

Sergeant Scott Deans of the Road Policing Department said: “Our thoughts at this difficult time remain with those involved. Our investigations continue and in order to help piece together exactly what happened, I would urge anyone who may have witnessed the collision and who hasn’t yet come forward, to contact Police on 101 and quote incident number 2837 of 17/01/2019.”