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


By Alasdair Fraser

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The oil delivery vehicle crashed into a shop and houses in Beauly. Picture: Emily Purvis.
The oil delivery vehicle crashed into a shop and houses in Beauly. Picture: Emily Purvis.

A car was also struck when a tanker crashed into shops and homes in Beauly today.

Police confirmed the vehicle had been hit as well as a building in the accident in Beauly Square, just off the town's High Street.

One casualty is said to have walked away from the accident after the vehicle that veered out of control, while another was removed. Their condition is not known.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 12.45pm on Thursday, 16 September, we received a report of a crash on High Street in Beauly involving a lorry which has struck a car and a building.

“Emergency services are in attendance and the road has been closed.”

A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: “We were alerted at 12.47pm on Thursday, September 16 to reports of an incident involving a tanker and a property at High Street, The Square, Beauly.

“Operations Control mobilised three appliances and specialist resources to the area where a tanker had collided with a vacant building.

“One casualty self-extricated from the vehicle and one casualty was removed from the vehicle and handed into the care of the Scottish Ambulance Service.

“Crews are currently still at the scene.”

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