South Scotland

Woman killed in car crash fire at Holywood, Dumfries

A woman has died after her car caught fire in a road accident near Dumfries.

She was driving a red Daihatsu which was involved in a crash with a black Vauxhall Zafira at 18:00 on Thursday.

A spokesman for Police Scotland said the car caught fire and was burnt out as a result of the accident.

He said neither the driver nor the front seat passenger in the Zafira were injured in the accident on the A76 Dumfries to Kilmarnock road at Holywood.

Police have appealed for witnesses to the collision.

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