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BEAULY TANKER CRASH: Dingwall-based MSP Kate Forbes offers help to businesses after tanker ploughs into unused shop on busy shopping street


By Louise Glen

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MSP Kate Forbes has offered support to businesses after a oil tanker ploughed into a Highland village shop.

Ms Forbes, who is the MSP for the area, said her thoughts were with anyone who was hurt in the incident.

MSP Kate Forbes says she is monitoring the situation and is ready to offer help to businesses affected.
MSP Kate Forbes says she is monitoring the situation and is ready to offer help to businesses affected.

Shortly after 11.45am this morning, a delivery oil tanker crashed into the former Scotmid store on Beauly's High Street.

Two workers were injured in the incident, one man was taken by air ambulance to hospital, while the other walked away from the vehicle.

Ms Forbes made a comment on social media to say: "This is really concerning, and my thoughts are with anybody who has been hurt.

"I'm monitoring the situation and can offer any help to the business affected."

The area has been evacuated and emergency services remain on the scene.

READ: 14 fire appliances en route to Beauly after reports of a 'truck' that smashed through bollards and into shops and houses

Car also hit in crash that saw a tanker strike a building in Beauly Square


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