Western Isles crash: Police confirm death of Alasdair Macdonald, 78

A man has died after being critically injured in a car crash in the Western Isles last month.

Police say the death follows a crash in July.

Alasdair Macdonald, 78, was a passenger in a silver Suzuki Grand Vitara which crashed on the A857 at Newmarket, two miles from Stornoway, on Lewis.

The incident happened at around 10.20pm on Wednesday July 28.

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He was taken to Western Isles Hospital and then transferred to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow.

Police Scotland confirmed on Wednesday morning that Mr Macdonald, described as a local man, has died.

The driver, a 52-year-old woman, was also taken to Western Isles Hospital but was later discharged.

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