Minnigaff car crash scene appeal

POLICE want to trace the driver of a red or purple coloured Volkswagen car which drove off from the scene of a crash in Minnigaff,

The smash, which happened on the B7079 road at its junction with Racegreen Avenue, happened at around 6pm on Monday.

The crash involved two vehicles, one a green Skoda Octavia car being driven by a 22-year old man from the Newton Stewart area and the second was a blue Citroen Saxo car being driven by a 21-year old man from Creetown.

As a result of the accident the driver of the Saxo car sustained slight whiplash injuries. It is thought the driver of the red/purple car which left the scene may have witnessed the crash and police are appealing for him/her to come forward.

Contact police on 0845 600 5701.