NE Scotland, Orkney & Shetland

Two injured in serious Orkney crash

Two people have been injured - one believed to be seriously - in a crash in Orkney.

The main A965 Stromness to Kirkwall road has been closed at Finstown as a result.

Emergency services were called out just after 07:30.

A spokesman for the Scottish Ambulance Service said: "We dispatched two ambulances and two patients were transported to Balfour Hospital, in Kirkwall."