3 Adults And 2 Children Rushed To Hospital After Serious Crash Near Beattock

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POLICE Officers are appealing for information following a serious crash on the A74 (M) between junctions 14 and 15 near Beattock, Dumfries and Galloway.

It happened around 4.45pm on Wednesday, 20 October, when a red Kia Rio car left the carriageway.

Emergency services attended and the road was closed in both directions. The northbound carriageway was closed for 2.5 hours and the southbound carriageway for three hours.

The driver, a 60-year old woman, was taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow with serious injuries. A woman aged 24 was taken to the Dumfries and Galloway Infirmary with a serious injury.

A 46-year old man was taken to the Dumfries and Galloway Infirmary for observation and two infants, a boy and a girl, were also taken to the same hospital as a precaution.

Road Policing Sergeant Lloyd Caven said: “We are appealing to anyone with information, particularly if you have dash-cam footage, to get in touch. If you can help please call us on 101, quoting incident number 2468 of Wednesday, 20 October.”

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