Police have confirmed that two people who died in a crash on the A74(M) near Gretna were both men from the Oldham area.
The two men, aged 21 and 22, were travelling in a car which crashed into a bridge column on the southbound carriageway close to junction 21. It happened at around 6am on Sunday. Both men were pronounced dead at the scene and formal identification is yet to take place.
The road was closed at junction 21 to allow for police enquiry and recovery of the vehicle. Local diversions were in place and the road was reopened by police at around 12:30pm.
Police Sergeant Leigh McCulloch from the Dumfries and Galloway Trunk Road Policing Unit, said today:
Any witnesses are being asked to contact Police Scotland on 101.