A 14-year-old girl was airlifted to hospital after being hit by an Audi in Dumfries at the weekend.

The teen was struck by a grey Audi A6 at around 2.45pm on Saturday, on the A76 Dumfries to Kilmarnock road.

She sustained serious injuries after the incident, near to the junction with the C6N road towards Loch Ettrick, and was airlifted to the Queen Elizabeth Children’s Hospital.

Her condition is currently stable and she remains in hospital.

We told on Saturday how emergency services raced to the scene and closed the road.

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Officers are appealing for anyone with information or dash cam footage to come forward.

The road remained closed for several hours for a collision investigation to be carried out and later reopened around 10pm.

The driver and occupants of the Audi were uninjured.

Sergeant Jonathan Edgar of Police Scotland’s Road Policing Unit said: “Our enquires into this crash are continuing and I would ask anyone who saw what happened, and has not yet spoken to officers, to come forwards.

“I would ask motorists using the A76 on Saturday afternoon and who may have been recording via dash-cam devices to check their systems and provide any relevant footage to us as soon as possible.

“I’d like to thank those members of the public who stopped and assisted at the scene, along with our emergency service colleague who attended the incident.”

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting incident number 2221 of 17 April.

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