Emergency services attending two-vehicle crash on Orkney

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Police and ambulance crews are on site of a two-vehicle collision on A965.

The incident happened on the road between Kirkwall and Stomness on the island at around 7.30am today.

A police spokesman said: “We received reports of a collision involving two vehicles at 7.30am this morning.

Police Scotland are currently dealing with a road traffic accident on the A965 between Kirkwall and Stomness. The road is currently closed in both directions. There are diversions in place via Hatston.

Posted by Highland & Islands Police Division on Tuesday, 27 November 2018

“Police and ambulance teams are on site.”

The road remains closed and motorists are asked to choose alternative routes.