South Scotland

Teenager seriously injured in crash near Dalbeattie

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A teenage driver involved in an early morning crash in Dumfries and Galloway is in a serious condition in hospital.

Emergency services were called to the one-vehicle crash on the A710, five miles south of Dalbeattie, at about 03:25 on Sunday.

The 17-year-old driver of the crashed Ford Focus was taken to Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary.

The road was closed for several hours while an accident investigation was carried out.

It has since been reopened.

Police have appealed for witnesses to the crash - at the Rockcliffe junction in Colvend - to contact them.

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