Dumfries van driver killed in crash with tanker named

The A701 was closed for more than 9 hours while police investigated the scene Credit: ITV Border

A 63-year-old van driver has died in a collision with a tanker lorry on the A701 in Dumfries.

Michael David Reid, from the town, was pronounced dead at the scene.

It happened at around 1.45pm on Wednesday 7 February at Amisfield.

The 55-year-old driver of the tanker lorry, also from Dumfries, was uninjured.

The road was closed until around 11pm while police carried out investigations.