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Invergordon firefighters free casualty from car after Easter Ross crash near Evanton railway bridge sparks emergency response

By Hector MacKenzie

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EASTER Ross firefighters used powered rescue equipment to free a casualty from a car at a railway bridge.

Invergordon Fire Station mobilised both pumps to the single-vehicle road traffic collision at the Drummond railway bridge at Evanton on Thursday night.

Crews used powered rescue equipment to extricate one male from a vehicle on its side before transferring him to the awaiting ambulance.

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A Police Scotland spokesperson said: "Around 8pm on Thursday, November 23, officers were called to reports of a single-vehicle crash on the A9, near Evanton.

"Emergency services attended and one person was taken to Raigmore Hospital as a precaution."

A Scottish Ambulance Service spokesman said: "We received a call at 8.03pm on Thursday to attend a road traffic collision at Drummond Railway Bridge. We dispatched one ambulance and a first responder to the scene. We transported one patient to Raigmore Hospital.”

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