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Three road traffic collisions over the weekend

Police have confirmed there were three road traffic collisions on Lewis over the weekend - with one resulting in a 24-year old male being transferred to Hospital in Paisley after sustaining serious injuries.

The first took place on Friday 13th June at about 6.10pm on the B895 at Tong, Isle of Lewis.

Two cars were involved, first car was driven by a 21 year-old man. The second car was driven by a 39 year-old woman with two passengers.

One man was taken to hospital for observation but no injuries have been reported.

The road was partially blocked down to one lane at the time of the incident.

Meanwhile at about 12.50am the next day (Saturday 14th June) emergency services were called to a one vehicle road traffic collision which had occurred on the A857 at Lionel, Ness, Isle of Lewis involving a green Ford Focus motor car.

As a result of the collision the sole occupant of the vehicle, a 24 year old male, sustained serious injuries and was subsequently transferred to Hospital in Paisley.

 The road remained closed at the locus until 1800 hours, with local diversions, whilst inquiries into the collision are carried out by officers from Divisional Road Policing Unit North.

 Police Scotland have thanked members of the public for their cooperation during the road closure are requesting that any witnesses to the collision contact them on 101.

Later that same day, at 12.38pm, there was a road traffic collision involving a bicycle and a car at Bayhead, Stornoway.

The cyclist received minor injuries due to the collision and was taken to Western Isles Hospital. He was discharged later that day. The driver of the car was a 19 year old woman and the cyclist was a 21 year old man.

 

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