A 59-year-old woman has died in a crash involving three cars.

The incident occurred at the Tore roundabout north of Inverness at around 8.55 am on Tuesday and involved a black Mini Cooper, a white Toyota Hilux, and a red Renault Clio.

The woman, who was driving the Mini, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The 39-year-old man driving the Toyota was arrested and released pending further inquiries.

He was taken to Raigmore Hospital in Inverness where he is said to be in a serious but stable condition.

The Renault driver, a 30-year-old man, was uninjured.

The road was closed for an investigation and reopened at about 3.30 pm.


Police Scotland Sergeant Neil MacDonald said: “Our thoughts are with the family and friends of the woman who died at this very difficult time.

“Inquiries are continuing to establish the full circumstances of the crash.

“I would urge anyone who was in the area at the time, or anyone with information that could assist our investigation, to please get in touch.

“Likewise, I would ask any drivers with dashcam to check their footage in case it has anything relevant.”

Anyone with information should contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting reference number 0608 of April 30.