Calendar An icon of a desk calendar. Cancel An icon of a circle with a diagonal line across. Caret An icon of a block arrow pointing to the right. Email An icon of a paper envelope. Facebook An icon of the Facebook "f" mark. Google An icon of the Google "G" mark. Linked In An icon of the Linked In "in" mark. Logout An icon representing logout. Profile An icon that resembles human head and shoulders. Telephone An icon of a traditional telephone receiver. Tick An icon of a tick mark. Is Public An icon of a human eye and eyelashes. Is Not Public An icon of a human eye and eyelashes with a diagonal line through it. Pause Icon A two-lined pause icon for stopping interactions. Quote Mark A opening quote mark. Quote Mark A closing quote mark. Arrow An icon of an arrow. Folder An icon of a paper folder. Breaking An icon of an exclamation mark on a circular background. Camera An icon of a digital camera. Caret An icon of a caret arrow. Clock An icon of a clock face. Close An icon of the an X shape. Close Icon An icon used to represent where to interact to collapse or dismiss a component Comment An icon of a speech bubble. Comments An icon of a speech bubble, denoting user comments. Ellipsis An icon of 3 horizontal dots. Envelope An icon of a paper envelope. Facebook An icon of a facebook f logo. Camera An icon of a digital camera. Home An icon of a house. Instagram An icon of the Instagram logo. LinkedIn An icon of the LinkedIn logo. Magnifying Glass An icon of a magnifying glass. Search Icon A magnifying glass icon that is used to represent the function of searching. Menu An icon of 3 horizontal lines. Hamburger Menu Icon An icon used to represent a collapsed menu. Next An icon of an arrow pointing to the right. Notice An explanation mark centred inside a circle. Previous An icon of an arrow pointing to the left. Rating An icon of a star. Tag An icon of a tag. Twitter An icon of the Twitter logo. Video Camera An icon of a video camera shape. Speech Bubble Icon A icon displaying a speech bubble WhatsApp An icon of the WhatsApp logo. Information An icon of an information logo. Plus A mathematical 'plus' symbol. Duration An icon indicating Time. Success Tick An icon of a green tick. Success Tick Timeout An icon of a greyed out success tick. Loading Spinner An icon of a loading spinner.

Man, 63, injured in quad bike collision in Orkney

Post Thumbnail

A 63-year-old man is being treated for serious injuries in Aberdeen after an accident involving a quad bike in Orkney.

Police are appealing for witnesses after the man was left injured following the collision at around 1am on Sunday.

It happened on the B9047, just past the junction for Brims heading away from Longhope on the island of Hoy.

He was initially taken to the Balfour Hospital in Kirkwall and later transferred to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, where he remains to receive treatment to serious injuries.

The quad bike is described as being a black Suzuki Quadking 750cc. No other vehicles were involved.

Road Policing Sergeant David Miller said: “We are working to establish the full circumstances of this collision and anyone who may be able to help is asked to come forward.

“I would appeal to anyone who may have seen the quad bike being ridden from the direction of Longhope, either late on Saturday, August 17 or in the early hours of Sunday, to make contact.

“Anyone who could help our enquiries can call 101, quoting reference NK1045/19.”

Already a subscriber? Sign in

[[title]]

[[text]]