The main road in Carloway remains closed this afternoon (3pm Wednesday September 11th) as investigations continue into a serious accident which took place this morning.

Police say the A858 between Doune Braes and Carloway bridge is likely to remain closed in both directions until well into the evening.

A diversion is in place via the Pentland Road.

Emergency services including police, ambulance and two fire crews attended the scene of the collision, which reportedly involved two cars.

Rescue helicopter R948 was tasked to airlift at least one person to Western Isles Hospital and Coastguard Rescue Teams manned landing sites at both Carloway and Stornoway.

This incident is ongoing.