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By Fiona Reid
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Meat load blocks A75

A LORRY driver was taken to hospital with glass in his eye following a three vehicle crash which blocked the A75 all day on Wednesday.

The 39-year-old man from Northern Ireland also suffered minor cuts to his head and arm following the smash near Carsluith at 3 am.
He was the only person injured in the accident and was taken to Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary, but has since been released.
His blue Scania artic was in collision with a red Mercedes Actros lorry carrying parcels, oil and liquid, and a black Scania artic carrying an excavator and digger.

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As a result the loads from all three lorries, including the digger, fell onto the road.

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Work is ongoing to remove the debris, which includes fresh meat, from the A75. The road remains closed and diversions have been set up.

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