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Police name road crash victim

The police have been carrying out investigations into the cause of the fatal crash on Tuesday afternoon. Photo BBC

POLICE have named the woman who died after a head on collision south of Cunningsburgh on Tuesday afternoon as 68 year old grandmother Margaret Bain Sinclair, from Levenwick, who is better known by the name Pearl.

She died late on Tuesday night in Lerwick’s Gilbert Bain Hospital where she was taken by ambulance after being cut free from her vehicle by fire crews.

Specialist officers have been examining the scene at the Cliffs of Cunningsburgh to find out how the accident took place on a straight section of road with a car travelling south and a Garriock Brothers truck driving north at 3.25pm.

Anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to contact Lerwick police station on 01595 692110 or 101.

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