POLICE in Forth Valley can confirm that the woman who died following a collision in the Cambusbarron area of Stirling was Erin Dewar.

The collision was discovered around 10.30pm on Wednesday, March 13, on the M9 northbound, between Junctions 9 and 10, when Erin's silver Ford Fiesta was found to have left the road and collided with a tree.

Erin, aged 28 from Montrose, was taken to Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow, where she sadly passed away in the early hours of Thursday, March 14.

The northbound carriageway was closed for around seven and a half hours while investigations were conducted at the scene.

Erin's family have today released a statement through Police Scotland.

It read: "We are heartbroken at the loss of Erin, a mummy, daughter, sister and friend.

"Her death has come as a complete shock to us all and we will miss her dearly.

"We would like to thank all emergency services involved and, of course, the driver of the lorry that stayed with her whilst they tried to save her life.

"The family would also like to thank everyone for their overwhelming support and kind messages."

Inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the collision continue. 

Anyone who may have relevant information and has not yet spoken to officers is urged to call Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident number 4428 of March 13, 2019.