Tractor hit cycle and failed to stop

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Police Scotland want to trace the driver of a tractor which failed to stop after colliding with a cyclist on the B7085 road near Whauphill, Newton Stewart on Wednesday, October 19 at 11.50am.

The cyclist, a 31 year-old man from Minnigaff was knocked from his cycle as a result of the collision and was treated for minor injuries by ambulance staff at the scene.

Constable Rachel Jackson at Newton Stewart said: “The driver of the tractor did not stop after the crash and continued on southwards towards Whauphill. We would appeal for him or her to come forward to police at Newton Stewart.

“The tractor is described as being red and black in colour and was towing a silver coloured Joskin trailer. Anyone who can help us trace this vehicle is asked to call police at Newton Stewart on 101.”

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