Police seek witnesses

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a man was seriously injured in a road accident.

The incident happened at about 10pm on Monday night on the A702 Dalveen Pass road, approximately one mile north of its junction with Carron Bridge.

A male pedestrian was struck by a white-coloured Renault Traffic van travelling south towards Carron Bridge.

Police want anyone who may have seen the van or the pedestrian on the Dalveen Pass road around the time in question to contact Dumfries and Galloway Constabulary on 0845 600 5701.