• Text size      
  • Send this article to a friend
  • Print this article

Policeman is killed in crash

A POLICE officer has died in an early morning road accident in the Scottish Borders.

The constable's motorcycle was in collision with a bus at around 7am yesterday on the A6105 road near Earlston, Berwickshire.

The road was closed for several hours because of the accident.

It is not known if the officer - believed to be stationed at Galashiels - was on duty at the time.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: "The male motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene."

Contextual targeting label: 
Transport Tragedy

Commenting & Moderation

We moderate all comments on HeraldScotland on either a pre-moderated or post-moderated basis.
If you're a relatively new user then your comments will be reviewed before publication and if we know you well and trust you then your comments will be subject to moderation only if other users or the moderators believe you've broken the rules

Moderation is undertaken full-time 9am-6pm on weekdays, and on a part-time basis outwith those hours. Please be patient if your posts are not approved instantly.

234010