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Man killed in A74(M) crash

Police Scotland is appealing for witnesses to a fatal road traffic collision which happened on the A74(M) at Junction 15 (Moffat) at the flyover of the A701 road.

The collision occurred around 3:15pm on 26th September 2018 and involved a silver coloured Volkswagen Golf 5. As a result, the driver, a 72-year-old man from Maidenhead was pronounced dead at the scene. The female passenger, a 69-year-old woman was transferred to hospital and remains in a critical condition.

Constable Lloyd Caven from the roads policing team said: “A full crash scene investigation was carried out and the road was closed for around 7 hours.

“We have spoken to a number of witnesses who witnessed the vehicle crash from the A74(M) and land on the A701, however, I am keen to speak to anyone who may have seen the vehicle travelling northbound on the motorway shortly before the collision.

Anyone that witnessed the collision or has captured it on their dash cam should contact us [Police Scotland] on the 101 number, quoting reference 2105 of 26/09.”

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