South Scotland

Biker dies in Dumfriesshire collision with car

The rider of a motorbike has died following a crash in south-west Scotland.

The collision was on the A710 Dumfries to Dalbeattie Road, on the outskirts of Kirkbean, at about 17:00 on Saturday.

A green and white Suzuki bike and a black Ford C-Max crashed. The people in the car were not injured.

Police closed the road for seven hours to allow for investigation work. They have have appealed for witnesses to contact them.

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