NE Scotland, Orkney & Shetland

Driver dies days after crash on Orkney road

One of two drivers involved in a crash that happened on Monday morning on Orkney has died from his injuries.

Police said John Wylie, 89, had been transferred from Kirkwall's Balfour Hospital to the Southern General in Glasgow where he died on Saturday.

Emergency services were called to the A964 Kirkwall to Orphir road at the Scapa Beach junction at about 10.55.

The collision involved two cars, a Porsche Boxster and a Peugeot 206. Both drivers were taken to Balfour Hospital.

Mr Wylie was from Kirkwall.

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