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Man dies in A75 crash - photo released

James McGregor, 67 from Dumfries, died in a one car crash on 25th November. Credit: Police Scotland

A photograph has been released of James McGregor, who died in a car crash on the A75.

The 67-year-old, from Darlison Avenue in Dumfries, was travelling with four family members when his silver Ford Focus C-max crashed into trees west of Annan at 3.30pm on 25th November.

His family were treated for minor injuries in hospital but have since been released.

Police Scotland are appealing to witnesses to get in contact to help with the investigation into the circumstances of the crash.

Man named in A75 crash

A man who died in a crash on the A75 has been named by police as James McGregor from Darlison Avenue in Dumfries.

The 67-year-old was travelling with four family members when the car, a silver coloured Ford Focus C-max, crashed into trees west of Annan at 3.30pm on 25th November.

His family were treated for minor injuries at Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary and have since been released. The road was closed for four hours.

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to contact Police Scotland.

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Man dies in crash on A75 near Annan

The wreckage of the car on the A75 near Annan

A man has died after a crash on the A75 in which four members of his family were also taken to hospital.

The car they were all travelling in crashed into trees west of Annan in Dumfries and Galloway, at 3.30pm on 25th November.

The driver, a local man believed to be 67-years-old, died at the scene.

His family were treated for minor injuries at Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary. They have since been released. Police Scotland are appealing for any witnesses to contact them.

A75 closed after six vehicle crash

In total the collision involved six vehicles Credit: ITV Border

The A75 is closed after six vehicles, including three HGV's, were involved in a crash.

The incident happened at about 8:15am today, Friday 20 June, at Mouswald Banks near Colin, Dumfries.

Police are asking for anyone who saw a small blue car, that left the seen, or a moped rider at the time of the incident to get in touch on 101.

Police say the recovery will take some time Credit: ITV Border

At this stage, Police say there are no serious injuries.

The road is expected to be closed for a considerable amount of time while all vehicles are recovered.

Diversions will be in place and there may be some delays. Motorists are advised to avoid the area.

One car left the scene Credit: ITV Border

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