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Appeal for information following fatal road crash near Moffat

Published 20 July 2020

Police in Dumfries and Galloway are appealing for information following a fatal road crash near Moffat.

The incident happened around 3.55pm on Sunday, 19 July, 2020 when a grey Audi Q2 car collided with a green Kawasaki motorcycle on the A708 between Moffat and Selkirk, near the Grey Mare’s Tail.

Emergency services attended and the 33-year-old male driver of the motorcycle was pronounced dead at the scene.

The road is currently closed by the local roads authority to assess surface damage to the road.

Sergeant William Broatch, of Dumfries and Galloway Road Policing Unit, said: “Our thoughts go out to the family and friends affected by this incident.

“We are continuing to carry out a thorough investigation into this crash and we are looking for assistance from the public to establish the exact circumstances surrounding this.

“I would ask that if you were in the area at the time and have any information that could assist us then please get in contact.

“If there is anyone who has possible dashcam footage of the incident I would urge you to get in touch with officers.
 
“Police can be contacted on 101 quoting incident number 2522 of Sunday, 19 July, 2020.”
 



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