EMERGENCY services attended a road accident at the Black Gaet junction on Saturday evening.
Police and the ambulance service were called shortly after 5pm.
A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Officers were called around 5.20pm on Saturday, 4 December, to a report of a two vehicle crash, involving a car and a van, on the A970, at the Black Gaet junction.
“Emergency services attended and the road was cleared a short time later.”
It is understood that people passing by stopped to administer some first aid as well as direct traffic until emergency services arrived.
Shetland News requested details on whether there were any injuries, but the police have been unable to provide any information so far.
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