Highlands & Islands

Driver in critical condition after crash at Lochmaddy

A man is in a critical condition in hospital after a crash on the Loop Road at Lochmaddy on North Uist.

Police Scotland said the accident happened at about 21:30 on Monday at the north entrance to the village from the A865.

The man, who is in his 30s, was flown to hospital in Glasgow for treatment.

Police said he was the sole occupant of the crashed Volkswagen Passat and no other vehicle was involved.

The road at the scene of the accident has been closed to allow officers to investigate the incident.