Five injured in Dumfries crash

The two cars were badly damaged Credit: Drew Geddes

Five people were injured last night (9th July) after two cars were involved in a head on collision on the A711 Dalbeattie to Dumfries road.

The cars crashed in the Long Wood areas, about three miles west of Dumfries.

One person was left with serious injuries and was air lifted to Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary.

The badly damaged cars Credit: Drew Geddes

The other four people were treated at the scene before being taken to hospital, and the road remained closed for several hours.

Police Scotland are appealing for any witnesses with information to contact them on 101.

The air ambulance leaving the scene Credit: Drew Geddes