Coastguard take injured fisherman to Western Isles Hospital

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Stornoway Coastguard airlifted an injured fisherman from a vessel off the Butt of Lewis this morning.

The injured man was evacuated from a Spanish vessel after sustaining head injuries.

The Coastguard were notified of the incident at around 10pm yesterday, but were unable to reach the man due to high swells.

The man is now at Western Isles Hospital receiving treatment.