Driver rushed to Dr Gray’s after truck leaves road near Keith

A LORRY DRIVER was taken to Dr Gray’s Hospital in Elgin on Sunday after his vehicle left the road on the A96 between Fochabers and Keith.

Police, fire and ambulance services were all called to the scene on the A96 at around 3.30pm in the afternoon.

Paramedics were among the first on the scene and treated the man as the road was temporarily closed by police just beyond the Buckie turn-off near Keith with local diversions put in place.

The driver was later taken to hospital for further treatment to what was described by police as a serious head injury but not life threatening.