Tayside and Central Scotland

Man injured in A90 cattle trailer crash near Forfar

A man has been injured in a crash between a tractor towing cattle in a trailer and a lorry.

The collision on the A90 Aberdeen to Dundee road in Angus took place at 17:15 BST, close to Forfar.

Cattle were thrown onto the road and firefighters used hydraulic equipment to free two bulls trapped under the wreckage of the trailer.

The injured man is understood to be the driver of the tractor. He was taken to Ninewells Hospital in Dundee.

His injuries have been described as "not serious".

Two other people taken to Ninewells were said to have sustained minor injuries.

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