South Scotland

Lockerbie pensioner hurt in road accident

A 69-year-old woman has suffered serious leg injuries after being knocked down on a minor road in Dumfries and Galloway.

The incident happened on the B7076 at Muirend Cottage near Lockerbie at about 12:15.

Police are asking for anyone who may have used the road around that time to get in touch if they saw anything which may help with inquiries.

Motorists have been asked to avoid the area if possible.

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