Scotland: Road tragedy Batley man dies in three-car smash

A Batley man was killed in this horrific three-car smash in Scotland.

The 22-year-old, who has not yet been named by police, was killed in the smash on the A75 Gretna-Stranraer Euro-route on the outskirts of Springholm Village on Monday night.

Five other people in the other two cars were also injured.

The Batley man was driving a Suzuki Swift which was involved in a crash

with a taxi.

A 57-year-old man from Stranraer and his passengers, a man and two women, also from the Stranraer area, were taken to Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary where they were treated for minor injuries.

The 40-year-old driver of the third vehicle, a Vauxhall Astra, who was from Girvan, suffered shock and slight bruising.

Police closed the road between Dumfries and Castle Douglas for eight hours while an accident investigation was carried out.

Investigations are ongoing.

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