Woman dies in Caithness road traffic collision

Published 11 December 2018
Police Scotland can confirm that an 18-year-old woman has died following a road traffic collision on the A882 in Caithness.


The incident happened on the A882 near Bridge of Milton near Wick shortly after 8.30pm on Monday, December 10.


The victim was the driver and sole occupant of a white Citroen DS3.


The male driver of a blue Peugeot 207 also involved in the incident was uninjured.


Both vehicles were being driven east from the direction of Thurso towards Wick at the time of the collision.


The road remains closed to allow for collision investigation work to be carried out. A local diversion is in place.


Road Policing Sergeant Donnie Mackinnon said: "Our thoughts are with the young woman's family and friends at this difficult time.


"We are working to establish the full circumstances of this collision and would ask anyone with information who has not yet spoken to police to contact us.


"We would be keen to hear from anyone who believes they have seen these vehicles on the road prior to the collision or who may have dashcam footage.


"Anyone with information can contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident 3776 of December 10."

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