POLICE are anxious to trace two road users as witnesses in two separate cases of alleged careless driving that occurred over the last few days.
On Thursday evening at about 6.20pm a vehicle believed to be a white BMW was reported as overtaking a black Landrover towing a trailer near the shooting range on B9073.
Police said other drivers were forced to take evasive action to prevent a collision with the overtaking vehicle.
Sergeant Victoria Duthie said police were particularly keen to speak to the driver of black Landrover.
Meanwhile, on Saturday at around 1.45pm a silver Ford Focus was reported driving recklessly on the main A970 between Levenwick and Sumburgh.
This time police said they would like to speak in particular to a cyclist who was heading north at the time.
Anyone who can help police with their investigations is asked to contact them either directly at the Lerwick station or by calling 101.
Become a supporter of Shetland News
Shetland News is asking its many readers to consider start paying for their dose of the latest local news delivered straight to their PC, tablet or mobile phone.
Journalism comes at a price and because that price is not being paid in today’s rapidly changing media world, most publishers - national and local - struggle financially despite very healthy audience figures.
Most online publishers have started charging for access to their websites, others have chosen a different route. Shetland News currently has over 380 supporters who are all making small voluntary financial contributions. All funds go towards covering our cost and improving the service further.
Your contribution will ensure Shetland News can: -
- Bring you the headlines as they happen;
- Stay editorially independent;
- Give a voice to the community;
- Grow site traffic further;
- Research and publish more in-depth news, including more Shetland Lives features.
If you appreciate what we do and feel strongly about impartial local journalism, then please become a supporter of Shetland News by either making a single payment or monthly subscription.
Support us from as little as £3 per month – it only takes a minute to sign up. Thank you.Support Shetland News