Emergency services attend traffic accident
A road accident occurred this afternoon between a tractor and a lorry.
Emergency services attended the incident on the A965 Kirkwall to Stromness road close to Finstown.
A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: “We were alerted at 3.24pm on Thursday, October 15 to reports of a road traffic collision in Orkney.
“Operations Control mobilised three appliances to the scene at the A965, where firefighters were met by a collision involving a tractor and a lorry.
“Firefighters worked to make the area safe before leaving the scene.
“One casualty is in the care of the Scottish Ambulance Service.”