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There are reports of a crash on the major A75 road through Castle Douglas, in Dumfries and Galloway,
A diversion is said to be in place through Castle Douglas, with the road closed in both directions.
Stagecoach have Tweeted that bus passengers travelling through the area should expect delays.
More to follow.
Traffic is back to normal on the A75 south of Dumfries, after a crash involving a tractor and a car had caused delays throughout the morning.
It happened between Mouswald and Carrutherstown.
The emergency services were called, but no one was injured.
There are delays on the A75 heading west towards Dumfries, because of an accident involving a car and a tractor.
Emergency services are at the scene of the crash, just before the Mouswald turn-off.
Traffic is queuing in the westbound lane, and the tractor appears to have been knocked onto its side.
The Dumfries bypass has now reopened after a three vehicle crash involving two lorries and a car.
The crash blocked the A75 between Cargen Bridge and Cuckoo Bridge for around an hour.
A man was hospitalised following the crash.
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Police are appealing for witnesses after a serious accident in Dumfries and Galloway, in which two people were taken to hospital, and the major A75 road was blocked for two hours.
The crash happened at around 11:55am this morning, on the A75 at the east junction with the B794 Dalbeattie to Corsock Road, in Castle Douglas.
It involved a red Nissan van being driven by a 48-year-old man from Springholm, a red VW Tiguan car being driven by a 70-year-old man from Dalbeattie, and a white Daf lorry being driven by a 57-year-old man from Stranraer.
All three vehicles were damaged, and the drivers of the Nissan van and the VW Tiguan were taken by ambulance to Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary.
They are currently being treated for their injuries, which are considered serious at this stage.
We are keen to hear from anyone who may have witnessed this crash and would ask that they call us at Castle Douglas on the 101 number.
The road was blocked for over two hours to allow for the injured to be removed to hospital and the vehicles to be taken away.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a 'road rage' attack near Castle Douglas.
It happened at around 11:15pm on Wednesday 14 December, on the A75 near the Ramhill, Castle Douglas.
Police say a 48-year-old man driving a Mercedes Sprinter van was overtaken by an articulated lorry, which pulled up sharply in front of him.
The driver of the lorry then left the vehicle, and assaulted the van driver.
The van driver, who is from Birmingham, was left with a sore face and in a shocked condition, and the lorry driver left the scene after the attack.
The only description that the victim was able to give regarding his attacker is that he was between 40/50 years old, stocky build with a beer belly. He was about 5'8" tall and had short grey hair and a goatee beard and moustache.
He was wearing a red and white vertical striped t-shirt, jeans and safety boots. The victim received some cuts to his face as a result however did not require medical attention.
We want to hear form anyone who may have been on the A75 near the Ramhill around this time to get in touch if they saw anything which might help us in this investigation. The victim was unable to indicate why this assault might have happened.
Police Scotland has named the man who died in a car accident on the A75 on Sunday as 83 year-old Ian Austin from George Street in Dumfries.
The crash happened at the junction with the B6357 east of Annan.
Investigations into the cause of the collision are ongoing.
The driver of a lorry had a lucky escape this morning after the vehicle left the A75 and slid down an embankment near Gatehouse of Fleet.