Emergency services heading to Dunkeld after collision

UPDATE, 3pm: A middle-aged French couple were taken to Hamilton Base Hospital after an accident with truck in Dunkeld.

Hamilton police Sergeant Gavin Blair said the accident happened out the front of the Dunkeld Tourist Information Centre just before 11am on Wednesday.

He said a truck collided with the rear of the vehicle in which the couple were travelling.

They suffered minor injuries and were conveyed to the Hamilton hospital for assessment and treatment.

"The accident happened in a 50km/h zone. We request all drivers to obey speed zone restrictions and be mindful when driving in buitt-up areas," Sergeant Blair said.

"A lack of concentration by the truck driver may have contributed to the accident," he said.

Earlier: EMERGENCY services are responding to an accident in Dunkeld involving a car and truck.

Initial reports indicate the driver of the car is not badly injured but an ambulance and police officers are still on the way to the accident scene out the front of the Dunkeld Tourist Information Centre.

The accident happened just before 11am.

More details to follow when they are available.