In­fant hurt in car crash

Dumfries & Galloway Standard - - NEWS -

A 22-year-old driver who caused a crash in­jur­ing a woman and an in­fant has been fined £600.

Ryan Craw­ford also had seven penalty points en­dorsed on his li­cence at Dum­fries Sher­iff Court when he pleaded guilty to a care­less driv­ing charge.

Craw­ford, of Douie Cres­cent, Dum­fries, ad­mit­ted at­tempt­ing to over­take with­out en­sur­ing there was enough time and space to do so safely and col­lid­ing with an on­com­ing car which re­sulted in the woman and her in­fant pas­sen­ger be­ing hurt.

It hap­pened on the A711 Dum­fries to Dal­beat­tie road near Kirk­gun­zeon.

■ A 20 month driv­ing ban has been im­posed by the sher­iff at Dum­fries on a 43-year-old man who drove while dis­qual­i­fied in San­quhar.

Colin Bell, from Larne, ad­mit­ted com­mit­ting the of­fence in the town’s High Street and also us­ing a car with­out in­sur­ance.

He was also made the sub­ject of a com­mu­nity pay­back or­der with a con­di­tion he carry out 100 hours un­paid work.

■ A 27-yer-old woman has been tem­po­rar­ily banned from the roads for driv­ing dan­ger­ously.

Jade Camp­bell, of North Street, Glen­luce, was found guilty at Dum­fries Sher­iff Court of fail­ing to ad­here to road con­di­tions, col­lid­ing with a lorry, driv­ing into the path of on­com­ing ve­hi­cles and hit­ting a car.

It hap­pened last March on the A75 trunk road near Twyn­holm.

Sen­tence was de­ferred for back­ground re­port and the case con­tin­ued to Fe­bru­ary 26.

■ A 20-year-old man who was in pos­ses­sion of ec­stasy in Locker­bie has been fined £400 at Dum­fries Sher­iff Court.

Kris Ar­mour, of Ge­orge Street, Whithorn, ad­mit­ted com­mit­ting the of­fence at Carlisle Road in the town in De­cem­ber, 2016.

■ A mo­torist who topped 116mph on the M74 near Locker­bie has been banned from the roads for 12 months.

Joseph Robin­son, 31, from South Shields, ad­mit­ted, at Dum­fries Sher­iff Court, com­mit­ting the of­fence last Au­gust. He was also or­dered to carry out 100 hours un­paid work on a com­mu­nity pay­back or­der.

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