Man dead after crash near roundabout leaves road closed overnight

Emergency crews were called to the crash on the A75 near Dumfries on Friday evening.

Man dead after crash near Lochfoot roundabout leaves road closed overnight iStock

A man has died following a car crash on the A75, near Dumfries.

Emergency services were called after a silver Renault Megane left the road approximately one mile west of the Lochfoot Roundabout, at around 11pm on Friday.

A 30-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The road was closed overnight to allow for an investigation at the scene and has since reopened.

Sergeant Kenny Malaney said: “Our thoughts are with the man’s family and friends at this difficult time.

“We are working to establish the full circumstances of this incident and would urge anyone who may have witnessed the incident or saw the vehicle prior to it leaving the road to get in touch.

“We would also be keen to speak to anyone who may have dashcam footage.

“If you can help please call 101, quoting reference 4032 of December 23.”