Two-year-old boy fighting for life and three women in hospital after horror crash on busy road

A tot is fighting for his life in hospital after a horror crash in the Highlands.

Cops raced to the A99 at Occumster at around 4.45pm on Sunday, August 22, following a two-car smash.

It’s understood a blue Peugeot 208 collided with a blue Nissan Qashqai.

A two-year-old boy, one of the passengers in the Peugeot, was rushed to the Royal Hospital for Children in Glasgow with life-threatening injuries.

The 25-year-old female driver and 26-year-old women passenger, both from the Peugeot, were also raced to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary with serious injuries.

The 44-year-old female driver of the Nissan was also seriously injured in the crash and taken to Raigmore Hospital.

The road was shut down for around eight hours as police launched a collision investigation.

Sergeant David Miller, of Dingwall Road Policing Unit, said: “A young child has sustained life-threatening injuries as a result of this crash with three women sustaining serious injuries and we are appealing for information to establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.”

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