A man has died following a road accident at Forss near Thurso yesterday evening.
Emergency services attended at the scene of the serious two-vehicle collision on the A836 around one mile east of the Bridge of Forss, at about 5.45pm.
The accident involved a car and a 4x4.
A 26 year old man, who was the passenger within the car, died as a result of his injuries.
The drivers of both vehicles were treated for minor injuries.
The road was closed until 4.30am today, upon the completion of a collision investigation by the Divisional Road Policing Unit.
A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.