Man dies in North Uist incident

About 1pm yesterday (Saturday 5th October), an incident occurred on the B894 in North Uist.

The incident involved an HGV, with no other vehicles involved.

Fire Brigade, Ambulance and Police attended. As a result of the incident the male occupant of the HGV was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police enquiries are at an early stage and involve liaison with the Health and Safety Executive.