About 1.50am on Friday 17 May 2019 a one vehicle road traffic collision happened on the B724 road at the Skew Bridge railway bridge, near Mouswald.

A Ford Focus car being driven by an 18 year old man from Dumfries collided with the railway bridge.

As a result a number blocks from the bridge were knocked onto the railway line below. The driver of the car and his 17 year old male passenger were treated at Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary with a number of injuries. The road at the scene was closed to allow recovery of the vehicle and to ensure safety of both the bridge and the rail track below.