Two dead in Dumfries and Galloway crash

Four people have been taken to hospital. Stock picture
Four people have been taken to hospital. Stock picture
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A MAN and a woman have died in a car crash in south west Scotland.

The collision happened at around 11pm on Thursday on the A710 in Dumfries and Galloway.

Police Scotland said the Audi A6 was travelling on the country road towards Dumfries when the vehicle seemed to lose control near Laneside Cottage and came off the road.

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Emergency services were called to the collision but a 25-year-old man and a 19-year-old woman were pronounced dead at the scene.

Their names have not yet been released.

The road was closed for several hours following the crash as investigators carried out an examination of the scene.

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