Driver in Laxdale road collision named

Following the traffic accident on the A857 Ness to Stornoway public road, which occurred on Saturday, August 16th, the deceased driver has been identified as Harry Thomson, 72, from Back, Isle of Lewis.

Mr Thomson was the sole occupant of his vehicle which crashed near Laxdale primary school. He later died in Western Isles Hospital.

Officers from Divisional Road Policing Unit North travelled to the Western Isles to carry out enquiries.