Woman dies in crash on motorway

An elderly woman has died after a crash on the A74 (M) in Dumfries and Galloway.

The accident happened on the northbound carriageway of the motorway, near junction 18 Lockerbie, at about 1730 BST on Friday.

The woman's name and age have not been confirmed by the police.

Diversions were in place overnight but the road has now reopened.