South Scotland

Crossmichael crash leaves driver in serious condition

A man is in a serious condition in hospital following a crash on the A713 in Dumfries and Galloway.

The two-vehicle accident, involving a Vauxhall Astra and a Renault Kangoo van, happened at about 18:20 on Friday near Crossmichael.

The 47-year-old van driver was taken to Dumfries Infirmary where his condition was said to be "serious but stable".

The 78-year-old female driver of the Astra was also taken to hospital with minor injuries.

Anyone who was in the area at the time of the crash has been asked to contact the police.

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