Casualty flown to hospital as A90 between Dundee and Perth remains closed

Emergency services, including an air ambulance, raced to the A90 between Dundee and Perth today following a collision between an HGV lorry and a minibus.

Police begin phased reopening of A90 between Dundee and Perth

Specialist equipment was used to free one casualty, who has not been named, who was then handed over to paramedics for transportation to hospital.

The accident happened just after 12pm close to the Kinfauns slip road.

The entire dual carriageway was closed in both directions at St Madoes /Glencarse to allow the heli-med to get to the incident that was described as being “serious.”

At the time of writing, no information regarding casualties was available.

A spokesman for Police Scotland said: “We received a call at 12.04pm that there was a serious road accident near St Madoes involving an HGV and a car.

“The carriageway was initially closed near the Kinfauns slip road to allow a\access for medical vehicles.

“It was subsequently reported that the entire carriageway had been closed to allow the air ambulance to land.

A spokeswoman for Tayside Fire and Rescue said: “The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service was requested at 12.04pm on Wednesday, January 16 to assist emergency service partners following a road traffic collision involving a mini-bus and an articulated lorry on the A90 between Dundee and Perth.

“Operations Control mobilised two fire engines and a heavy rescue unit to the scene, near Glencarse, where crews remain in attendance.”

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