Road still closed following fatal road traffic collision

A Road Policing Unit from Dingwall have been carrying out an investigation into the fatal road accident that took place yesterday afternoon (Monday 20th).

The A857 is still closed but Police hope it will be opened later this evening.

The details of the incident will not be released until the family have all been notified.

There is currently a diversion in operation and vehicles travelling to Barvas are using the Benside and Bakers Road route. The main A857 is open to traffic travelling on the B895 Newmarket to North Tolsta Road.

The section of road presently closed is beyond the B896 junction to an area close to the Bakers Road junction.

Police are asking motorists to take care using the diversion and would appeal for any witnesses to the collision.