South Scotland

Lockerbie scooter crash victim 'critical'

Police are seeking witnesses after a crash near Lockerbie which left a scooter rider in a critical condition.

The 60-year-old suffered serious injuries when his silver Honda was in collision with a Nissan van.

The incident happened on the A709 near Lockerbie at 1145 BST on Thursday.

The scooter rider is in Dumfries Infirmary where his condition is described as "critical but stable". The 41-year-old van driver suffered minor injuries.

Anyone who was in the area at the time or who saw either of the vehicles prior to the crash has been asked to contact police.

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