4 Year Old Seriously Injured & 3 Others Hurt In Kirkton Collision

POLICE Officers are appealing for information following a serious road traffic collision on the C11n, Dumfries to Auldgirth road, north of Kirkton village, Dumfries.

About 9.10 am on Wednesday 26 July 2023, police received a report of a road traffic collision involving two cars, a black Audi A6 and a black BMW 1 Series.

A 4-year-old male passenger from the Audi was taken by Air Ambulance to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow, where he remains for treatment. Medical staff describe his condition as serious but stable.

The 35-year-old female driver of the Audi, her female child passenger, aged two years, and the 52-year-old male driver from the BMW were all taken to the Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary where medical staff describe their condition as stable.

The road was closed for several hours to allow officers to conduct enquiries at the scene, however, it is now open.

Constable Callum Kingstree, Roads Policing Unit, Dumfries, said:

“An investigation is underway to establish the full circumstances of the collision and I would appeal to any motorists in that area to contact us with any information they may have. If anyone has any dash cam footage, please pass it on as it could assist our enquiries”.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland via 101, quoting incident number 0730 of 26 July 2023.

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