Driver injured in crash near Tingwall

A driver was injured and had to be cut free from their car after a crash on the A970 last night (Tuesday).

Emergency services were called to reports of a single vehicle collision near Tingwall, just north of the Veensgarth turn-off, at around 8.20pm.

Scottish Fire Service said two crews from Lerwick and one from Scalloway attended. They used cutting gear to free the casualty. 

Police said one person was taken to hospital and the road was clear by 10.30pm.


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