South Scotland

Livestock carrier and car in serious crash near Hoddom

Crash scene
Image caption Police have appealed for witnesses after the crash on the B723 in Dumfries and Galloway.

Police have appealed for witnesses after a serious crash involving a livestock carrier and a car on a minor road in Dumfries and Galloway.

The incident took place at about 07:20 on the B723 at Longmoor near Hoddom.

It involved a green Peugeot 206 and a white Mercedes livestock carrier.

The driver of the car was taken to the Southern General Hospital in Glasgow for treatment. Police asked drivers to avoid the area if possible and expect delays if travelling near the route.

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