49 Year Old Local Woman Injured in A701 Collision flown to Glasgow Hospital

POLICE report that at about 4pm on Monday 29 October 2018 a three vehicle road traffic collision happened on the A701 road at the turn off for Ae Village, Dumfries.

A white Ford Transit van being driven by a 50 year old man from Dumfries, a silver coloured Peugeot 206 car being driven by a 49 year old woman from Ae Village and a white Renault Master van driven by a 39 year old man from Motherwell were involved in the collision.

The road at the scene was completely blocked by the vehicles. The female driver of the Peugeot car was removed from her vehicle by the Fire and Rescue Service and was thereafter flown by Helimed to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow with what are described as serious injuries. The male driver of the Ford Transit was taken to Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary as a precaution. A full collision investigation has been carried out.

Constable Paul Watson of the Roads Policing Unit said “The road at the scene was closed until the early hours of Tuesday 30 October in order to carry out a full collision investigation and to clear the vehicles from the road. We are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed this collision to call us at Dumfries using the 101 number, and quoting the reference number 2658 of 29/10.


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