Man killed in two-car crash named as Michael Anderson

The man killed in a two car crash in on the A701 in Beattock has been named as 51-year-old Michael Anderson, from Dalbeattie.

The driver of the second car, a 33 year old man from Glasgow, is in hospital with serious leg and arm injuries.

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Man killed in two-car crash on the A701 near Beattock

A man has been pronounced dead at the scene of the two-car road traffic crash on the A701 road near to Cragielands House in Beattock.

A second man has been taken to Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary with what are thought to be serious injuries, police say.

A general view of the A701 near to Cragielands House. Credit: Google Maps

Police Scotland has confirmed the road at the scene will be closed for some considerable time to allow for a full crash investigation to take place.

Diversions have been put in place; for immediate updates click here.


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