Schoolboy taken to hospital following quad bike crash 

Emergency crews were called to the crash on the A711 near Dumfries on Saturday afternoon.

Schoolboy taken to hospital after quad bike crash on the A711 near Dumfries and Galloway © Google Maps 2023

A schoolboy has been taken to hospital following a quad bike crash near Dumfries and Galloway.

Emergency services were called to a collision on the A711, near Kirkcudbright, on Saturday afternoon at around 1.25pm.

A 15-year-old boy was taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital for treatment, where his condition is currently unknown.

Police have closed the road between Kirkcudbright and Muthill while they conduct a collision investigation.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 1.25pm on Saturday, July 2, 2022, officers were called to a report of a crash involving a quad bike on the A711 at Kirkcudbright.

“A 15-year-old male youth has been taken to Queen Elizabeth University Hospital for treatment.

“The A711 is currently closed between Kirkcudbright and Muthill.”