Pickup truck driver and dogs die in three-vehicle crash
The trailer-fitted Ford Ranger collided with a Scania lorry and a car on the A75.
The driver of a pickup truck has died after a collision with a Scania lorry and a car on the A75 in Galloway.
His Ford Ranger truck was towing a trailer with 12 dogs in it, two of which also died as a result of the crash.
He was involved in a collision with the lorry and a silver Suzuki Swift near Castle Cary Holiday Park at Creetown at around 2.45am on Saturday.
The Ford Ranger driver has yet to be identified.
The 43-year-old woman driving the Suzuki Swift was airlifted to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow with serious back injuries.
A 14-year girl who was a passenger in the Suzuki was uninjured.
The driver of the lorry, a 25-year-old man, was uninjured.
Another two dogs suffered injuries in the crash and were taken to a Scottish SPCA centre where they are receiving veterinary treatment.
Sergeant Bob McNay, from Lockerbie Police Office, said: "I'm appealing for anyone who was driving in the area at the time and who may witnessed the collision or have related dashcam footage to contact me."
Anyone who can help police on this matter are urged to contact Sergeant McNay on 101, quoting incident number 0723/07/2018.