Pensioner, 87, who died in car crash named by police

The road collision happened in Kirkwall, Orkney, at around 3.55pm on Wednesday.

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A pensioner who died following a car crash in Orkney has been named by police.

Brian Whalley, 87, from Kirkwall, was the driver and sole occupant of a black Smart car when it was involved in a collision with a blue Audi S3.

The male driver of the Audi was uninjured.

The incident happened in Kirkwall’s Junction Road, near to the Orkney Library & Archive building, at around 3.55pm on Wednesday.

Sergeant David Miller said: “Our thoughts remain with Mr Whalley’s family and friends at this difficult time.

“We are continuing with enquiries to establish the full circumstances and would urge anyone with information who has not yet spoken to police to come forward.

“Anyone who can help is asked to call 101.”

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