A MAN has been "seriously injured" after two vans collided near Ayr Hospital.

Police Scotland are now appealing for further information following the crash on the B713 Dalmellington Road shortly before 10.25am on Thursday, April 18.

The incident involved a white Volkswagen Caddy van and a white Renault Box van.

Two men were injured as a result of the crash.

One of the men, aged 62, was taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital by ambulance, where his injuries are described as serious.

The driver of the second van, aged 43, was taken to nearby University Hospital Ayr with minor injuries.

Sergeant Gordon Stewart said: "Our enquiries into this collision are ongoing and we would like to ask anyone that was in the area at the time who has not already spoken to us to please get in touch.

"We would also be keen to see any dashcam or private CCTV footage from the area around the time of the crash."

Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland via 101 quoting incident number 0998 of April 18.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) also attended the incident, sending four appliances, and say one of the injured males had to be rescued from their vehicle.

A SFRS spokesperson said: "We were alerted at 10.26am on Wednesday, April 18 to reports of a road traffic collision involving two vehicles.

"Operations Control immediately mobilised four appliances to Dalmellington Road, Ayr.

“There were two reported casualties.

“Firefighters safely removed one of the casualties who was trapped within one of the vehicles.

"Crews ensured the area was made safe before leaving the scene."