Three hurt as car hits telephone pole between Dumfries and Moffat

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image captionThe accident happened on the A701 between Dumfries and Moffat

Three men have been seriously injured after their car hit a telephone pole in southern Scotland.

The accident happened on the A701 at Blackacre, north of Parkgate, at about 06:30.

The road was closed for a time following the crash but it has since reopened.

A police spokesman said three men had been taken to Dumfries Infirmary with serious injuries which were not thought to be life-threatening.

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