A major north-east road has been shut tonight and a person airlifted to hospital after a two-vehicle crash.
Emergency services were called to the scene at the Moss of Barmuckity, east of Elgin at around 6.30pm.
According to Traffic Scotland the road is shut in both directions and “is expected to remain closed for some time”.
It is understood the incident involved a white Peugot and a white Fiat Scudo van, with fire crews required to help rescue a person from the van.
One person was airlifted to Inverness, while another was taken by road to Dr Gray’s Hospital in Elgin.
A police spokesman said: “We were called to a two-vehicle crash on the A96 Elgin to Fochabers road at 6pm.
“One driver was trapped within a van but we cannot confirm the extent of injuries at this time.
“One person was airlifted to hospital and another taken by ambulance to Dr Gray’s in Elgin.