A motorcyclist has died following a crash on an island causeway.

The 52-year-old man was involved in a collision with two vans on the A961 at Churchill Barrier 2 in Orkney at around 4.25pm yesterday.

No-one else was injured.

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The road was closed for around eight hours while police carried out investigations.

Police Scotland appealed for information about the incident.

All three vehicles were travelling in a northerly direction at the time of the crash.