South Scotland

Thornhill biker denies travelling at 142mph

A76 Image copyright Billy McCrorie
Image caption Mr Lock denied travelling at 142mph on the 60mph limit A76 road

A 21-year-old motorcyclist has denied travelling at 142mph on the 60mph-limit A76 in Dumfries and Galloway.

Ricky Lock, of Jargairy Park, Thornhill, is alleged to have committed the offence near Holywood in September.

He pleaded not guilty to the charge at Dumfries Sheriff Court.

A trial date for the case has been set for July.