South Scotland

Five in hospital after Dumfries road crash

Image caption Five people are in hospital following the crash on the A711 Dumfries to Dalbeattie road

Five people are in hospital following a two-vehicle crash on the A711 road between Dumfries and Dalbeattie.

One of the injured - a 17-year-old man - had to be airlifted to Dumfries Infirmary after the incident involving a Vauxhall Corsa and a Volvo.

The road was closed for several hours after 17:00 on Tuesday as a full accident investigation was carried out.

Police have asked anyone who was in the area and may have information about the crash to contact them.

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