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Serious Road Crash Near Stornoway

Police Officers are appealing for information following a one car crash 3727 of 28/7/21 More road on the Isle of Lewis.

The incident happened around 10.20pm on Wednesday, 28 July, at Newmarket, two miles from Stornoway, and involved a silver Suzuki Grand Vitara car.

A 78-year-old man, a passenger in the car, was taken to Western Isles Hospital with serious injuries and then transferred to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow where his condition is described as critical.

The driver, a 52-year-old woman, was also take to Western Isles Hospital and released after receiving treatment.

Road Policing Officer Neil MacDonald said:

“Our enquiries into the cause of this crash are ongoing and we are appealing to anyone who was in the area at the time to get in touch.

“In particular we are keen to speak to anyone who saw the car or who may have dash-cam footage that can help with our investigation.

“If you can assist please contact us on 101, quoting incident number 3727 of Wednesday, 28 July, 2021.”