Baby and three adults taken to hospital following five-car pile-up

The road smash happened on Tuesday morning on the A965 in Orkney.

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A baby along with three adults were taken to Balfour Hospital.

Three adults and a nine-month-old baby have been taken to hospital following a five-car crash in Orkney.

The pile-up occurred around 8.55am on Tuesday on the Quanterness Farm to Grainshore Road route on the A965 in Kirkwall.

The vehicles involved included a Volvo C30 and a Ford Kuga.

The baby along with the adults were taken to Balfour Hospital as a precaution but were later discharged.

Officers are now appealing for witnesses to the crash.

Sergeant Eric Bruce of Kirkwall Police Station said: “Our enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances of the crash.

“We’re appealing for anyone who was in the area and witnessed the incident or the vehicles involved to please come forward.

“We are particularly keen to speak with anyone who may have dashcam footage, as this could help us establish the circumstances.

“If you have any information and haven’t already contacted police, please call 101, quoting incident 0695 of May 24.”