South Scotland

Biker badly hurt in A75 accident near Kirkcowan

A75 at Kirkcowan Image copyright Google

A motorcyclist has been badly injured in a single-vehicle crash in south west Scotland.

The 55-year-old man from Stranraer suffered broken ribs and a perforated lung in the accident on the A75 near Kirkcowan at 12:55 on Saturday.

He was taken to Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary by ambulance for treatment.

The road at the scene was closed for some time to allow a crash investigation to take place.

PC Ross Williams said: "We are keen to hear from anyone who may have witnessed this collision.

"The motorcycle was travelling east at the time."