Infant hurt in car crash
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.