A MAJOR road is closed because of an accident.

The A75 is said to be closed both ways at Eastriggs due to an accident involving two vehicles.

There is slow traffic between Annan and Gretna.

A spokesman for Police Scotland said: "The A75 is currently closed at the entrance to Nutberry Peatmoss near to Annan due to a road traffic collision.

"Diversions are being set up.Please avoid the area at this time."