Man injured after two-car collision on A76

The . Picture: Police Scotland
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A man has been taken to hospital after two cars were involved in a crash.

• Accident on A76 in Dumfries and Galloway leaves man injured

• One driver was taken to hospital after two-car collision

The incident happened on the A76 in Dumfries and Galloway, three miles south of Sanquhar at 4pm, police said.

The road was closed and diversions put in place for more than three hours while emergency services attended.

An ambulance took the driver of one of the cars to Dumfries and Galloway Hospital, a spokeswoman for the Scottish Ambulance Service said.

A police spokeswoman said: “We received the call at 4.06pm to a two vehicle road traffic collision three miles south of Sanquhar on the A76.

“The male driver of one car was taken to hospital.”

Meanwhile, three people have been taken to hospital after a campervan and a car collided on a highland road.

At 5.50pm emergency services were called to the A835, three miles south of Lairg in the Highlands, a spokeswoman for the fire service said.

“Crews used cutting gear to free one male from from the Peugeot car, he was taken to hospital by air ambulance. The couple in the campervan were taken by road ambulance to hospital.”

Police said road diversions were in place.