Oh hake! Fishy goings on after lorry sheds its load on the A9

March 17 2017, 2.36pmUpdated: March 17 2017, 5.56pm
© DC Thomson
The road had to be hosed down after fish spilled over the A9.

There are currently tail-backs on the A9 after a lorry shed a load of fish.

Motorists were left floundering after the incident near Blair Atholl, which saw the cargo spill out onto the main road between the Highlands and the south of Scotland.

The fish spilled over the cab and coupling of the lorry.© DC Thomson
The fish spilled over the cab and coupling of the lorry.

Police were called to the plaice at around 2.20pm. Large scale disruption was avoided as officers were able to keep the road partially open.

The incident caused tail-backs on the A9.© DC Thomson
The incident caused tail-backs on the A9.

A spokeswoman for Police Scotland: “We were called to the scene of a road traffic matter between Blair Atholl and Pitlochry this afternoon.

“The fish are all over the road”.

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