South Scotland

Biker badly hurt in Beeswing tractor crash

Tractor crash Image copyright Solway Press Services

A motorcyclist has been seriously injured in a crash with a tractor and trailer on the Dumfries to Dalbeattie road near Beeswing.

The casualty, a 55-year-old man from Elgin, was taken to Dumfries Infirmary after the collision at 17:50 on Wednesday.

The road was closed for some time for accident investigations.

The biker suffered a broken arm and ruptured spleen in the incident. The tractor driver was unhurt.

Police have appealed for any witnesses to the crash to contact them.

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