Serious accident in Ness

Police have reported a serious road traffic incident on the A857 at Swainbost, Isle of Lewis yesterday (December 31st).

Reports have suggested that a local woman, on her way to a Iolaire remembrance event at her church, had been badly injured in the incident.

Today, Western Isles Police have reported that the A857 will remain closed following the accident until this evening at the earliest.

Local diversions are in place.