27 December 2019 14:36
The emergency services have been called to a serious crash involving a bus and a car in Moray. The collision happened on the A96 in Elgin at the junction of Morriston Road and West Road, shortly after 09:30. The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service - which sent units from Fochabers, Forres and Lossiemouth - said cutting gear was being used to free a casualty from the car. The road has been closed in both directions. The Scottish Ambulance Service said four ambulances and a paramedic response unit were sent to the scene and three patients were taken to Dr Gray's Hospital in Elgin.
The A96 is closed in both directions near the town of Elgin following an accident. The main route was closed around 10:10am on Friday morning at the junction with Morriston road. Traffic Scotland warned the route is likely to remain closed for some time. The A96 runs north-west from Aberdeen, running through Keith, Elgin and Nairn in the north east of Scotland.