A TEENAGER is in hospital with serious injuries following a single-vehicle, pick-up truck crash in Dumfries and Galloway on Friday.

The white Ford Ranger crashed on the A74(M) southbound, near junction 15 for Moffat, at 3.30pm.

A 17-year-old male was taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow for treatment.

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Police inquiries are ongoing and they are appealing for information.

Sergeant Lloyd Caven said: “We are keen to speak to anyone who may have seen the crash or the vehicle on the road before the incident to get in touch.

“We would be particularly keen to speak to anyone who may have dashcam footage.”

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 and quote incident 2054 of February 19.