Teen cyclist fighting for life after being hit by car in the Highlands

A teenage cyclist is fighting for life after being hit by a car in the Highlands.

Officers were alerted to the horror crash on the A95 at Avielochan, near Aviemore, which took place around 10.25pm on Friday, 30 July.

The 18-year-old man was riding on his bike when he was involved a collision with a a red Peugeot 307.

He was rushed to Raigmore Hospital following the serious road crash.

Medics are currently treating him for life-threatening injuries.

Police are now appealing for anyone who may have dash-cam footage that could assist them in their investigation into the incident.

Sergeant David Miller, of the Highland and Islands Road Policing Unit, said: “We continue to carry out enquiries into the circumstances of the crash and are appealing to anyone who was driving in the area and witnessed the crash or the moments before to please get in touch if they have not already.

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“We would ask that anyone who has a dash-cam please checks back to see if there is any footage that could assist our investigation.

“Anyone with information is asked to contact road policing officers on 101, quoting reference number 3935 of 30 July.”

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