Man injured in A77 accident

A MAYBOLE man was airlifted to hospital after a horror accident involving a heavy goods vehicle on the A77 on Thursday lunchtime.

The 70-year-old male was cycling with friends when the accident occurred at 12.20pm. The man was taken by helicopter to Glasgow Royal Infirmary with leg injuries.

The road was closed between Girvan and Ballantrae as diversions were put in place causing travel disruption for other motorists.