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Emergency services / Bus off the road

A MAN was taken to hospital in Lerwick as a precaution after a bus left the road on the A970 near the Half Way House this morning.

Emergency services were called to the scene of the accident at around 10am.


Police have now confirmed that the accident took place north of the Half Way House on the A970 after initially insisting that officers had been called to the A971 to near Tingwall airport.

Meanwhile, a spokesperson for the Scottish Fire and Rescue control room in Dundee said appliances had been called out to a road traffic accident on the A970 near Gott.