POLICE are seeking witnesses after a car crashed into a tree off the A72.

Officers say the black Vauxhall Corsa hit the tree near Thornilee in the early hours of Thursday, July 9. The vehicle ended up partially blocking the opposing carriageway.

A police spokesperson said: “Please contact us on 101 using incident number 0512 of July 9, 2020, if you witnessed the incident or have any information or relevant dash cam footage.

“Alternatively if you have any information about this, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via their anonymous online form at crimestoppers-uk.org”