South Scotland

Mennock bike fall man in critical condition

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Image caption The accident happened on the B797 near Mennock on Monday evening

A 22-year-old man is in a critical condition in hospital after falling from his bike on a rural road in southern Scotland.

The cyclist from Wanlockhead was on the B797 near Mennock at about 19:20 on Monday when the accident happened.

Police said no other vehicle was involved.

He was airlifted to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow with a serious head injury.

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