Category: Bridge of Allan

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Freight transport boss banned after using red diesel in his fleet

The director of a Scottish freight transport firm has been banned from acting as a director for 9 years after he illegally used red diesel to fuel his fleet.
Scott McClung (47) was the sole director of SDS Logistics (Bonnybridge) Limited, a company re…

Car passenger dies after crash with lorry on motorway

A74(M): Road was closed for about six hours after crash.

A74(M): Road was closed for about six hours after crash.

A74(M): Road was closed for about six hours after crash. Google 2017

A man from Glasgow has died in a smash involving a lorry and a car on a motorway.

The crash happened on the southbound carriageway of the A74(M) near junction 20 Eaglesfield in Dumfries and Galloway.

A 50-year-old passenger, who was in a Peugeot 307 car, was taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow by air ambulance but later died.

The driver of the car, a 39-year-old man from Callander, Stirlingshire, was also injured in the crash, which happened shortly after 4pm on Wednesday. 

His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

A man, 59, who was driving the Scania lorry, was uninjured.

The road was closed for around six hours while investigations were carried out.