Man dies in diving accident

A 44 year old man has died following a diving accident on Lewis yesterday (Sunday).

Emergency services were called to Bosta beach, Great Bernera at 5.30pm and a man was airlifted to Western Isles Hospital by Coastguard Helicopter.

Despite efforts by Hospital staff the male was later pronounced deceased. The Procurator Fiscal has been informed and a report will be submitted.

No further details at available at this time.