South Scotland

Teenager dies in crash on B724 near Annan

A 19-year-old man has died following a crash on the outskirts of Annan in Dumfries and Galloway.

The accident happened on the B724 Annan to Cummertrees road at about 17:20 on Friday.

Police said the teenager was driving a blue MG ZR car which was in collision with a red Toyota Avensis car. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The female driver of the Toyota was taken to hospital. The road was expected to open at about 23:00.

Dumfries and Galloway Police are appealing for witnesses to contact them.

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