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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.

South Scotland MSP raises A75 transport issue

A South of Scotland MSP has called for a bypass to be constructed on the A75, around Springholm and Crocketford.

Lib Dem Jim Hume believes the increasing number of lorries on the road makes it unsafe for local residents:


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


Woman named in fatal A75 crash

Police have now released the name of the woman killed in the fatal road crash on the A75 Bypass near Dumfries yesterday as 50-year-old Lynne Trainor from Rashgill, Locharbriggs.

Officers are continuing to appeal for anyone who may have been on the Dumfries Bypass, between the Cuckoo Bridge roundabout and the Edinburgh Road roundabout around 1pm to get in touch if they witnessed the crash.

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