Man dies following one-vehicle crash on B729 near Dunscore, Dumfries and Galloway
Police Scotland can confirm that a man has died following a single vehicle crash in Dumfries and Galloway.
The incident happened at around 4.10pm on Thursday, 7 October, 2021, on the B729 Dunscore to Carsphairn road, just south of Dunscore, near Throughgate.
A black Citroen Nemo van travelling north left the roadway and came to rest in a field.
The road was closed in both directions as emergency services attended the scene. The driver and only occupant of the van was pronounced dead at the scene.
The road reopened at around 9.45pm following collision investigation at the scene.
Sergeant Jonnny Edgar of Police Scotland’s Road Policing Unit said: “Our enquiries are ongoing to understand why the van left the road and our thoughts are with the man’s family and friends at this time.
“The van was travelling north towards Dunscore and we’re eager to hear from anyone who may have seen it prior to the crash, or witnessed the collision itself.
“Any drivers recording on the B729 yesterday afternoon with dash cam are asked to check their systems and provide any relevant footage to us as soon as possible.”
Those with information should contact Police Scotland on 101 and quote incident number 2355 of 7 October 2021.