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Motorcyclist 'critical' after crashing into wall near Dungavel

Dungavel crash Image copyright Google
Image caption The crash happened on on the B743 near Dungavel

A motorcyclist is in a critical condition after crashing into a wall in South Lanarkshire.

Police said the 30-year-old man appeared to have lost control of his Suzuki motorcycle and crashed into the wall on the B743 near Dungavel.

The incident happened at about 19:25 on Wednesday.

He was taken by air ambulance to Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow where he is being treated for a serious head injury.

PC Dougie Bryson said: "Our inquiries are continuing today into this crash. At the time of the crash, two of the injured man's friends were travelling on the same road on their bikes.

"I would urge anyone who witnessed the crash take place, or who was driving on that road around the time of the crash, to contact officers through 101."

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