Man Charged Following RTA in Lerwick

By Reporter, The HighLand Times, Monday October 9 2017

A man has been charged in connection with a road traffic collision in Lerwick on Sunday evening.

The 26-year-old was arrested and charged with a number of road traffic offences following the incident in a car park off Holmsgarth Road at about 7.05pm, which involved a van and a pedestrian.

The man remains in police custody and a report has been sent to the procurator fiscal.

The 70-year-old male pedestrian was taken to Gilbert Bain Hospital in Lerwick with serious injuries, which are not believed to be life-threatening.

Anybody who witnessed the incident and has not yet spoken to police should call 101, quoting reference NL 3761/17, or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.



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