Injuries as chairlift derails

Grampian Police is attending a suspected derailment of a chairlift at the Lecht Ski Centre, near Tomintoul.

A small number of people are believed to be injured and more are stranded on chairlifts after the incident, which happened around 15.25 today (Tuesday February 12).

There are no details on the extent of injuries as yet, but the focus is currently on evacuating those injured and rescuing those who remain on the chairlift.

Grampian Police Mountain Rescue Team has been mobilised and is en-route to the centre to assist with the rescue of those stranded.

Units from Grampian Fire and Rescue Service and the Scottish Ambulance Service have been called to the scene to assist.