A MAN has been charged in connection with the fatal road accident on the A9 last Thursday evening.

A 25-year-old driver was killed in the crash which took place near to the Keir Roundabout, between Bridge of Allan and Dunblane.

The driver’s Honda Civic collided with a Mercedes Sprinter van and a Volvo articulated lorry at around 6.25pm.

A 41-year-old man appeared at Stirling Sheriff Court on Monday, April 24, in relation to the incident.

Meanwhile, the 26-year-old female passenger in the Honda Civic remains in hospital in a serious but stable condition.

The A9 was closed in both directions and reopened around midnight.

Sergeant Michael Montague, of Forth Valley road policing unit, said: “A man has died in this collision and a passenger and one other driver seriously injured and we are keen to hear from anyone who witnessed the collision.

“Anyone with information that can assist us with our ongoing inquiries is asked to contact officers via 101.”