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Crash closes A701

Section:  Dumfries and West, Lockerbie and Lochmaben, Moffat  | Tags: ,

A SERIOUS collisions has closed the A701 near Amisfield this afternoon.

Emergency crews were called to the scene at about 2.30 pm following a crash involving a van and a tanker.

A police spokesman explained diversions were put in place and motorists are being advised to avoid the area until further notice.

Meanwhile, Dumfries and Galloway Council have announced the X74 Dumfries-Moffat-Glasgow bus, the 74 Dumfries to Moffat service and the 101 Dumfries-Moffat-Edinburgh bus have also been diverted as a result, from Dumfries Marchfields to the A709 Lockerbie and then on to the B7076 to Beattock.

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