[Reopened - and information update below] The A85 into Oban is closed in both directions between Oban and Dunbeg because of a serious accident at Pennyfuir.
Strathclyde Police say that it is likely to remain closed for some hours.
The back road from Connell to Oban is also closed
The best solution may be to go to Taynuilt and take the Glenlonan road at the Taynuilt Hotel and work into Oban from that direction.
We are being told of sea kayakers on the way to Oban for todayls race around Kerera who are stuck in these closures.
Information update: The accident, just before 04.50, was between a car and a male pedestrian and took place near Pennyfuir cemetery. The driver of the Vauxhall Vectra invovled was in a state lf shock but was not injured. The pedestrian died at the scene. Strathclyde Police are establishing the identity of the dead man and are asking for any witnesses to the incident to make contact with them.