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Police name Eastriggs crash victim

Police want to speak to anyone with information about the crash. Credit: PA

Police Scotland have named the 67-year-old woman who died in a road accident in Dumfries and Galloway, on Saturday 21 March.

Margaret Deacon, from Leswalt, Stranraer, was a passenger in a Mercedes van, which collided with a Renault van, on the A75 road near Eastriggs.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

A 42-year-old woman from Kirkcolm is currently being treated at the Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary, with a serious head injury.

Police are appealing for anyone with information about the crash to contact them.

Accident on A7

Part of the A7 closed for a brief period this morning following an accident involving three vehicles.

A mini-bus, a transit van and a car collided on the Bowland straight at about 7.30am.

The emergency services closed the road four miles north of Galashiels for around 15 minutes.

It was re-opened as a single lane of traffic to allow the last of the debris to be cleared.

Police Scotland said there were no injuries


Woman dies following Selkirk collision

The accident happened in the centre of the town. Credit: William Brown

An 84-year-old woman has died, following a road accident in the centre of Selkirk earlier this month.

Marion Fair, from Selkirk, was struck by a lorry in Market Place at around 3pm on December 15.

She was taken to Borders General Hospital with serious injuries, and was then transferred to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, where she passed away on Christmas day.

Police Scotland are appealing for people who witnessed the collision to contact them.


Woman in hospital after A66 crash

The Great North Air Ambulance assisted with the crash. Credit: Great North Air Ambulance

A 57-year-old woman has been taken to hospital after a crash on the A66, west of Penrith.

She was treated at the scene for head injuries at the scene. It's believed her injuries are not life threatening.

It happened today (28th November) around 11.30am.

Road reopens after overturned car disrupts rush hour

The road at Victoria Place has reopened following a crash which left rush hour traffic disrupted.

The overturned car, driven by a 43-year-old man from Workington, led to the road being closed until 9.30am this morning (28th November).

The man was treated for minor injuries at Cumberland Infirmary.

Man injured in crash in Carlisle

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A 43-year-old man from Workington was trapped in his car for nearly 40 minutes after a crash in Carlisle.

There was disruption to rush hour traffic whilst emergency services dealt with the incident, which happened near Victoria Place at around 7.30 am this morning (28th November).

It is believed he was taken to Cumberland Infirmary with minor injuries. No other vehicles were involved.

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