Eight kids and two adults injured in minibus crash

EIGHT children and two adults were taken to hospital after a minibus crash.

Crash occurred on the A74M north of Beattock on the southbound carriageway. Picture: Bob Geddes

The vehicle ended up on its roof in the incident on the A74M near Moffat in Dumfries and Galloway.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service were called to the scene between the Elvanfoot and Beattock junctions at around 5.25pm yesterday.

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The Scottish Ambulance Service sent four ambulances and a special operations rescue team to the scene.

Three ambulances took casualties to Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary. Picture: Contributed

Three ambulances took casualties to Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary while one ambulance went to the Royal Hospital for Sick Children (Yorkhill) in Glasgow.