Highlands & Islands

One dead, one hurt, in Alness bike crash

A man has died and another person has been seriously injured in a crash between a car and a motorbike on the A9.

The collision took place near the Catalina junction close to Alness at about 20:50 on Thursday.

The dead man was named by police as Nigel Mills, 55, from Orkney. The person who was injured was also on the bike.

The driver of the car was unhurt. Police have appealed for witnesses.