South Scotland

Dumfries bridge windscreen smash driver escapes unhurt

Cuckoo Bridge Image copyright Billy McCrorie

A driver has escaped unhurt after an object thrown from a bridge over the A75 at Dumfries smashed his car windscreen.

The incident happened at the Cuckoo Bridge near College Mains and Lincluden Road at about 21:30 on Wednesday.

A blue Mazda 2 was struck by a "wooden object" which shattered its windscreen.

The driver was able to park his car safely. Police are appealing for witnesses.

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