Police Scotland have named two men who died in a crash on the A713 near Carsphairn yesterday morning.
The accident happened at Drumjohn at around 10:40 am when a red Ford Fiesta travelling north was in collision with a white delivery van travelling south.
Van driver Scott Kennedy, 46, was taken by ambulance to Ayr Hospital where he died a short time later. 50 year old Antony Sztuka died at the scene. Both men were from Ayrshire.
“We would like to hear from anyone who was in the area of the time of the crash to contact police. We know from witnesses already spoken to that there was a white flat-bed pickup truck - the size of a transit van – on the road at the time of the crash. We are very keen to speak to the driver as he or she may have information that could prove vital to the investigation. Information can be passed to officers at the Road Policing department at Stranraer Police Office via 101.”
Drivers can expect delays from the A69 to M6 north, as police escort a slow moving abnormal load.
The route will be from A69 Blenkinsopp Layby to Brampton, then the A689 to join the M6 north at Junction 44, heading to Junction 45.
The load left around 12.00pm.
One lane is closed on the M6 southbound, between J41 AND J42, following a collision.
Officers were called to the incident at around 10.15am and there is not believed to be any serious injuries.
Motorists should expect delays until further notice.
The A69 east-bound at Hexham has re-opened tonight (21:00 September 28) after an overturned lorry was recovered from the scene.
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The previously delayed project is due to begin on Monday 17 October at High Sand Lane and Main Street, lasting for six weeks.
Cumbria County Council is holding a public meeting to discuss the works and say the work is vital to fully complete the town centre enhancement scheme.
The repairs will continue after Christmas period and is expected to be complete by spring 2017. Traffic control will put in place in the town centre during the works.
A campaign for the Borders Rail says that extending the service south beyond Tweedbank should be a transport priority for the region.
'Campaign for Borders Rail' say the route has been a resounding success and that lengthening the line would benefit a wider catchment area.
A four-vehicle collision on the A69, near Hexham, is causing major delays.
The A69 is closed both ways between the B6531 and the A686. There is a diversion in place via Acom Road Ends and Military Road.
The road is closed between Fell Foot and Cockley Beck, following a collision earlier this morning.
Emergency services were called at 11.42am today to an accident on Wrynose Pass near Ambleside.
Drivers are asked to avoid the area.
Police will be escorting a slow moving abnormal load today from the Brampton roundabout, on the A69, towards Gretna.
The load will leave at around 12.00pm from the Brampton Roundabout heading towards Gretna via the A689 and joining the M6 north at junction 44.
Drivers should expect delays until approximately 1.00pm.