A MAN has been arrested and charged after a three-vehicle crash near Auchinleck on Sunday.

The A76 was closed between the Templeton roundabout and the junction with the C50 road towards Ochiltree following the crash.

Police said three vehicles were involved in the crash north of Auchinleck, which happened shortly after 6pm on June 18.



Traffic Scotland warned motorists via social media at 8pm that the road had been closed.

The carriageway reopened at around 9.30pm.

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A 27-year-old man was charged in connection with road traffic offences.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 6.05pm on Sunday, 18 June, 2023, police were called to the A76 near Auchinleck, following a report of a three-vehicle crash.

"Recovery was completed and the road cleared around 9.30pm.

"A 27-year-old man was arrested and charged in connection with road traffic offences, and will be reported to the procurator fiscal.”