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Accident closes Black Gaet junction

THE A970 at the Black Gaet, south of Lerwick, was closed for an hour on Tuesday morning following a two-car road traffic accident.

Police later confirmed that two people were taken by ambulance to the Gilbert Bain Hospital. One has been kept in hospital with “serious but not life-threatening” injuries. 

The accident happened during the morning rush hour at just before 9am. The road was reopened at around 10am.

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