Lochmaddy road closed following serious accident

The A865 road at Lochmaddy remains closed following a serious road accident on the north entrance of the village last night (Monday).

At around 9.30pm emergency services were called to the single vehicle accident on the loop road and a man in his thirties — the solo occupant of the Volkswagen Passat — was transferred to hospital in Glasgow where he remains in a critical condition.

Officers from the road policing unit are investigating and the road remains closed with local diversions in place.

Anyone with any information regarding the accident is asked to call police on 101.