Dangerous overtaking

A motorist had to swerve onto the side of the road to avoid a collision with a vehicle overtaking a line of traffic near the Halfway House, sparking a police appeal for information.

Officers say the incident occurred on the A970 a few miles north of the landmark at about 12.50pm today.

A “dark coloured vehicle overtook a car, van and articulated lorry”, according to police. Anyone with information should contact Lerwick Police Station on 101.


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