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GALLOWAY: Crash biker airlifted to hospital

A MOTOR cyclist was airlifted to hospital on Tuesday after being seriously injured in a crash near Newton Stewart. The accident happened on the A714 Newton Stewart - Girvan Road, near Carslae Farm, around 9.40am. The motor cyclist was treated at the scene of the crash and then airlifted by Helimed to Dumfries and Galloway Royal infirmary with serious leg injuries. The accident involved the man's motor cycle and a tractor north of Newton Stewart. The road was closed for much of the day to allow an accident investigation to take place and wa...

DUMFRIES: Toddler injured after leaving car

DUMFRIES: Toddler injured after leaving car

POLICE have issued a witness appeal after a three-year-old boy was seriously injured in an accident with a car. They say the incident happened around 3.30 pm o...

REGION: Reward bid to snare power line thieves

REGION:  Reward bid to snare power line thieves

A SPIKE in power line thefts has prompted a warning from a major energy supplier. Scottish Power fears it is only a matter of time before someone is killed, a...

DALRY: Accident tragedy motor cyclist named

POLICE have named a motor cyclist who died almost instantly in a crash on the A713 Castle Douglas-Ayr road on Wednesday. Police Scotland said that Jim Milligan, 52, from Cannock, Staffordshire, died at the scene, north of Dalry a...

MOFFAT: £4000 theft witness plea

THIEVES have struck again at a rural location in Dumfries and Galloway. Police Scotland are investigating a raid on a shed at Annan Water, near Moffat, where a £4000 red Honda quad bike was stolen. Officers say the theft took pl...

GRETNA: Man dies at crash scene

GRETNA: Man dies at crash scene

AN INVESTIGATION was being conducted by emergency crews on the A75 near Gretna on Thursday after a man died at the scene of an accident. Police...


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