South Scotland

Dalbeattie road crash leaves young women in hospital

Two young women are in a serious condition in hospital after a single-vehicle crash on a rural road in Dumfries and Galloway.

The accident happened on the B794 Haugh of Urr to Dalbeattie road at about 21:10 on Wednesday.

The 17-year-old man driving the black Citroen ZX involved suffered only minor injuries in the crash.

His two female passengers, both aged 18, are in a "serious but stable" condition in Dumfries Infirmary.

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