A motorist has died after a crash on Shetland.
Around 2.05pm on Friday, 31 July, emergency services were called to a report of a car on fire on the B9082, Gutcher to Cullivoe road on Yell following a road crash involving one vehicle.
The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.
Inspector Martyn Brill from Lerwick Police Station said: “Our enquiries are continuing to establish the identity of the man who died and trace his relatives.
“Local officers remain at the scene at this time, and road policing colleague will be attending to carry out their investigation.
“The road between Gutcher and Cullivoe was closed, however it will re-opened this evening to allow essential local access only.
“We expect further road closures tomorrow to allow the investigation to progress.”
Meanwhile, the fire service stated that they left the scene at 5pm.
One appliance from Yell and another from Unst attended the incident after the call came in shortly before 2pm.
A spokesman from the coastguard added: “The HM Coastguard search and rescue helicopter from Sumburgh was called to assist the Scottish Ambulance Service at an incident at Yell this afternoon.
“We got the call just before 2.15pm.”
Any witnesses to the crash should contact officers at Dingwall Police Station through 101 quoting incident no 1985 of 31 July.