EMERGENCY Services are at the scene of a crash on the A701 road south of Crookhaugh.

The road is currently closed and drivers are being advised to avoid the area.

A Police spokesperson said: “Emergency services are responding to a crash on the A701, south of Crookhaugh.

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“Road closures are in place.

“Drivers should use an alternative route, and people should avoid the area to allow emergency services access.”

More information to follow.