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A9 reopens following earlier closure after lorry crash at Latheron, Caithness, Traffic Scotland and Police Scotland confirm

By Philip Murray

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THE A9 has reopened in both directions after an earlier crash was cleared, Traffic Scotland has confirmed.

The road was shut at Latheron shortly after 7.30am following the crash, which involved a lorry.

But the road was able to reopen shortly after 9am, and Traffic Scotland has said that traffic is running again.

A Police Scotland spokesman added: “Around 7.35am on Monday, 5 April, we received a report of a one vehicle crash involving a lorry that had become jack-knifed on the A9 at Latheron.

“The road was closed for a short time to allow for recovery of the vehicle and fully reopened around 9.05am.”

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