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Two killed in island road crash
A man and a woman were killed in a car crash on Boxing Day.

The man, who was in his 60s, was driving on the A857 Barvas to Stornaway road on the Isle of Lewis when his car was involved in a collision.

A woman in her 80s, who had been a passenger in the other vehicle, was also killed in the accident.

The woman driver of the second car was taken to the Western Isles Hospital in Stornoway, where her condition was said to be serious.

Officers from Northern Constabulary are currently investigating the cause of the accident, which took place at 1218 GMT and are appealing for witnesses to come forward.


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