AN 18-year old man was rushed to Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary on Sunday following a road traffic crash on the A714.
Gary Flannighan was recovering in hospital having suffered a serious head injury following the incident on the Wigtown to Girvan road at Causeway End, which happened at around 9.15pm.
Police said his black Citroen Saxo car was the only vehicle involved and it is thought he collided with a dyke. He was alone in the car.
The road was closed and diversions put in place.