South Scotland

Leswalt woman Margaret Deacon named as Eastriggs crash victim

Police have identified a Leswalt woman who was killed in a two-van crash on the A75 near Eastriggs at the weekend.

Margaret Deacon, 67, died at the scene of the accident which happened at 11:15 on Saturday.

The crash involved a white Renault Traffic van and a white Mercedes Sprinter van.

Ms Deacon was a passenger in the Mercedes van. Another passenger, a 42-year-old woman from Kirkcolm, is being treated in Dumfries Infirmary.

She is understood to have a serious head injury.

A full crash investigation was carried out at the time.

Sgt Billy Broatch has appealed for anyone who may have been on the road at the time and may have information to contact police.

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