South Scotland

Two-van crash leaves woman dead

A woman has died following a crash between two vans on the Gretna to Stranraer road.

Police said the accident, which involved a Renault van and a Mercedes van, happened at 11:15 on the A75 near Eastriggs, in Dumfries and Galloway.

The 67-year-old female passenger in the Mercedes was pronounced dead at the scene.

Another passenger, a 38-year-old woman, was taken to Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary by ambulance.

Her condition was described as stable.

The 67-year-old driver of the Mercedes was taken to the same hospital to be treated for a chest injury.

The two male occupants of the Renault were taken to hospital as a precaution.

Inquiries are continuing into the cause of the crash and any witnesses have been asked to contact the police.