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Two killed in A74(M) crash

A van driver and his teenage passenger have died following a road traffic collision on the A74(M).

Police Scotland were called at around 6.15am today, Thursday 2 May 2019.

A two-vehicle road traffic collision occurred on the northbound carriageway of the A74(M) between Junctions 20 and 21.

The collision involved an articulated lorry and a van.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: “As a result, the 57-year-old male driver of the van and his 17-year-old male passenger were pronounced dead at the scene.

“The driver of the articulated lorry was uninjured.”

The road was closed to allow for a full crash scene investigation to take place and diversions were put in place, however is now fully open again.

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