Man (21) dies after crash on country road

A FATAL accident between Ecclesmachan and Threemiletown last weekend claimed the life of a 21-year-old man.

Jamie McLaughlin from Craigshill, Livingston, was driving his red Peugeot 206 north along the B8046 road around 9pm last Saturday when he collided with the kerb, left the road and hit a tree. He was taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary where he later died.

Enquiries are ongoing into the crash and anyone with information should contact Lothian and Borders Police on 0131 311 3131, or the charity Crimestoppers in confidence and complete anonymity on 0800 555 111.