93 Year Old Man Dies In Crash On A710

Police Scotland is appealing for information following a death which occurred on the A710 near to Islesteps, Dumfries, on Thursday, 5 October, 2023.

Emergency services were called around 11.55am to reports that a black Land Rover Discovery Sport had left the roadway, and a 93-year-old man was found unresponsive within.

He was taken by ambulance to Dumfries and Galloway Royal infirmary, where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

Sergeant Neil Moffat from Road Policing said: “Our thoughts and condolences are with the family of the man who died and enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances surrounding the collision.
“We believe the black Land Rover Discover Sport was travelling northbound on the A710 at the time and are appealing for any motorists, particularly with dash-cams, who were on the road and may have seen the vehicle involved.
“Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident number 1371 of Thursday, 5 October, 2023.”