Police can confirm that sadly a 79 year-old woman has died following a collision on the A82 near Lochend.

Emergency services were alerted to the collision around 12:50pm today (Thursday 22nd December 2016) involving a Ford Focus driven by the woman and a Land Rover Discovery. The occupants of the latter were not injured.

The road between Drumnadrochit and Dochgarroch was not expected to be open again until early evening.

Diversions are in place via Drumnadrochit (A833/A862 towards Beauly) and via the A9/A86 for HGVs

The woman's next of kin have been informed and further information will be issue in due course - information on her identity will not be released today.