South Scotland

Two crashes cause Dumfries bypass delays

Two serious crashes have caused lengthy traffic delays on the A75 Dumfries bypass.

In the first incident, a three-vehicle collision shortly before 08:00 blocked the route between the Cuckoo Bridge and Bloomfield roundabouts.

A second accident followed between the Bloomfield and Lockerbie Road roundabouts.

The road was reopened at both locations shortly after 09:00. There are no reports of any injuries.

Traffic was being diverted through the town centre while the road was shut.

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