TWO people have been taken to hospital after the A9 was closed in both directions following a collision.

Emergency services attended the scene of the crash near Kindallachan around 7am on Monday morning.

The road was closed in both directions for around three hours, and Stagecoach East confirmed it expected some disruption to its 23 service.

One lane was later reopened to allow vehicles to travel in both directions.

A spokesperson for the Scottish Ambulance Service said: “We received a call at 6.58am today to attend a road traffic collision on the A9 near Pitlochry.

“We dispatched two ambulances to the scene and transported two patients to Ninewells Hospital.”

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A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “We received a report of a crash involving two vehicles on the A9 near Kindallachan, around 7am, on Monday April 3 2023.

“One lane of the A9 is opened with vehicles able to travel in both directions. Emergency services are in attendance.”