Man who died after being struck by taxi named by police

Ryan Allison died after being struck a car on Saturday.

Man who died after being struck by taxi named by police Police Scotland

A man who died after being struck by a taxi on the A75 in Dumfries and Galloway has been formally identified.

Ryan Allison was on the Gretna to Stranraer Road, near to Inch Church, in Castle Kennedy when the incident took place at around 8.20pm on Saturday.

The 20-year-old from Stranraer was on foot when he was hit by a silver Skoda.

Emergency services and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Nobody from the car was injured.

Sergeant Bob McNay, from Police Scotland’s Road Policing Unit, said: “Our thoughts are with Mr Allison’s family and friends at this difficult time.

“Our enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances which led to this crash and I would urge anyone who could help but hasn’t yet spoken to us to get in touch.

“We are also keen to speak to anyone who may have dash cam footage which captures the vehicle or the pedestrian to get in contact, as they may be able to assist our enquiries.”

Anyone with any information, should contact police on 101.