Driver is killed and two others injured in A701 crash

Crash probe: Lothian and Borders Police are appealing for witnesses.
Crash probe: Lothian and Borders Police are appealing for witnesses.© STV

A driver was killed and two others injured in a road crash on the A701 about one mile north of the English border.

The accident, which involved a silver Renault Megane and a red Fiat Ducato van, happened around 11am on Saturday, June 18 in an area known as Devil's Beef Tub.

The driver of the Megane suffered fatal injuries while two people in the Ducato van were taken to Dumfries Royal Infirmary for treatment.

Lothian and Borders Police are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the accident to contact them on 0131 311 3131.

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