A pensioner has been been left fighting for his life after a car crash on the Isle of Lewis.
The 78-year-old man was a passenger in a silver Suzuki Grand Vitara that crashed on the A857 at Newmarket, two miles from Stornoway, at around 10.20pm on Wednesday.
He was taken to Western Isles Hospital and then transferred to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow.
His condition is described as critical.
The driver, a 52-year-old woman, was also taken to Western Isles Hospital and later released.
Road policing officer Neil MacDonald said: “Our inquiries into the cause of this crash are ongoing and we are appealing to anyone who was in the area at the time to get in touch.
“In particular we are keen to speak to anyone who saw the car or who may have dashcam footage that can help with our investigation.”
Anyone with information can contact police by phoning 101.
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