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Police name man killed in A75 crash

Alan Neill

[P]OLICE SCOTLAND have named the man killed in a road traffic collision on the A75 road near to Creetown in the early hours of Saturday 7 July 2018 as 70-year-old Alan Neill from Northern Ireland.

Alan Neill was driving a Ford Ranger pickup, towing a trailer with a number of dogs within it, a 43-year-old woman, who was driving a silver Suzuki Swift was seriously injured, when the vehicles they were driving were in collision with a Scania lorry on the A75 near Castlecary Holiday Park at Creetown.

The 43-year-old woman was airlifted by an air ambulance to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow with serious back injuries.

A 14-year girl who was a passenger in the Suzuki Swift was uninjured.

The driver of the lorry, a 25-year-old man, was uninjured.

Sergeant Bob McNay of the Trunk Roads Policing Group said: “Enquiries into the cause of the collision are continuing and we are continuing our appeal for witnesses to the actual crash, or any of the vehicles prior to the crash.

“Anyone with dash-cam footage which might assist us in this investigation is asked to call Police Scotland on the 101 number, quoting the reference number PDG 0148820718.”

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