NE Scotland, Orkney & Shetland

Shetland crash man, 50, taken to hospital

A man has been taken to hospital for treatment after a serious road accident in Shetland.

The emergency services were called out at about 10:20 to the scene between the Brig o' Fitch and Dale Golf Club.

Firefighters used cutting gear to remove the injured 50-year-old man, who was taken to Gilbert Bain Hospital with serious injuries.

The road was closed for about three hours. Northern Constabulary appealed for witnesses.

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