South Scotland

Serious crash closes M74 between Moffat and Elvanfoot

Traffic queuing on M74 due to closure Image copyright Traffic Scotland
Image caption Traffic Scotland reported queues at Crawford heading towards the closure point of the motorway

A section of the M74 in Dumfries and Galloway has been closed due to a serious road accident.

Police Scotland said it happened at about 17:05. It is understood two vehicles were involved.

The motorway was shut in both directions between J15 Moffat and J14 Elvanfoot, with a diversion via the B7076.

Traffic Scotland warned of queues in the area.

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