Man killed in A74 crash named

Robert Sharp died following the crash Credit: Police Scotland

A man killed when the car he was in was involved in a collision with a lorry on the A74(M) has been named.

The crash happened around 4.07pm on Wednesday 26 July , south of junction 20, near Eaglesfield in Dumfries and Galloway.

The 50-year-old male passenger was flown to Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow, where he later died.

He was today named by Police Scotland as Robert Sharp, from Wyndford Road in Maryhill, Glasgow.

A 39-year-old man, from Callander, who was driving the grey Peugeot 307, was injured and taken to Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle.

The 59-year-old driver of the white Scania lorry, from Reading, was not injured.

Sergeant Leigh McCulloch of the Trunk Roads Policing Group at Lockerbie appealed for witnesses to the crash.