Motorcyclist airlifted after Wigtown Road crash

A biker has been airlifted to hospital in Dumfries from the Wigtown to Newton Stewart road following a crash.

The man collided with a tractor on the A714 at around 9.45 this morning (Tuesday) at the turn off for Carslae Farm.

He was treated at the scene by paramedics before being transferred to Dumfries with a serious leg injury,

There are road closures in the area and diversions were being put in place with drivers being advised to use other routes if possible.