A busy strech of the A77 was closed after a serious road accident.

The A77 remains closed in both directions between Maybole Road and Bankfield Roundabou​t after the serious traffic accident at around 3am on Thursday.

Traffic is being diverted onto Maybole Road, Belmont Road and Dalmellington Road with Traffic Scotland advising motorists to use the available signed diversion route.

More as we get it.