SNP MP Angus MacNeil involved in crash which left teenage motorcyclist with broken leg

SNP MP Angus MacNeil is said to have been involved in the crash which left a teenage motorcyclist with a broken leg near Castlebay Community School on the Isle of Barra.

Angus MacNeil involved in car crash on the Isle of Barra.
Angus MacNeil involved in car crash on the Isle of Barra.

It is understood that the politician was spoken to by the police at the scene but has not been charged following the incident on Friday. The 17-year-old on the bike was taken to hospital for treatment.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Police were informed at around 7.05pm on Friday October 30, of a crash involving a car and a motorcycle were on the A888 near Castlebay School on Barra.

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“The 17 year old male rider of the motorcycle suffered a non life-threatening injury and he was taken to hospital. Nobody else was injured.”

They added: “Inquiries to establish full circumstances of the crash are ongoing.”

Mr MacNeil who lives on Barra and represents Na h-Eileanan an Iar reportedly told The Sun: “It’s a serious incident. I’m very concerned about it.”

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