A85: Following a truck crash, the road is blocked for more than 24 hours and there are detours in place.


Since yesterday morning, a seven-mile stretch of the A85 has been closed following a serious accident involving a lorry.

Shortly after 7am yesterday morning, Traffic Scotland warned motorists of the crash, which left the road closed all day and overnight.

For more than ten hours yesterday, emergency services were on the scene while police worked to recover the vehicle and reopen the road.

NEW07.23#A85 RTC5 Update
The RTC reported a partial road closure in Lochearnhead.
Pic.twitter.com/R6io872CUrr Emergency services are on the way#DriveSafe @NWTrunkRoads
– Traffic November 27, 2020 Scotland (@trafficscotland)

The A85 near St Fillans was closed following a traffic incident in which part of the carriageway was damaged, a Police Scotland spokeswoman said.

Officers were called to the scene on Friday, November 27, at about 7.10am.

“No one was injured, but the road is expected to be closed for some time to allow recovery of the vehicle and to ensure the area is made safe.”

For motorists traveling between St Fillons and Lochearnhead, Detour was established.

Offered by Traffic Scotland

At 10:15 this morning, Traffic Scotland told motorists that the road was still closed.

There have been no confirmed injuries.


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