A driver has died after a road crash in Shetland.
Emergency services were called at around 2pm on Friday to a report of a car on fire following a crash involving one vehicle.
They attended the scene on the B9082, Gutcher to Cullivoe road on Yell – one of the North Isles of Shetland – but 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 colleagues 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.”
Any witnesses to the crash should contact Road Policing Officers at Dingwall Police Station through 101 quoting incident no 1985 of July 31.
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