South Scotland

Man dies after crash with lorry on A75

Crash scene
Image caption The crash happened on a stretch of the A75 on Sunday afternoon

A man has died after a head-on crash between a car and a lorry on the A75 Gretna to Stranraer road.

Emergency services were called to the scene at the Shawhead junction shortly before 14:00.

Fire crews cut the man from the wreckage but police said he died at the scene.

The road was closed to allow accident investigations to take place. Details of the man who died are yet to be released.