South Scotland

Biker killed after two-car crash near Fountainhall

A man has died in hospital after the motorbike he was riding was in collision with two cars in the Scottish Borders.

The crash happened on the A7 at a series of bends in the road just south of Fountainhall at about 16:15 on Tuesday.

Police in the Borders said the rider was airlifted to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, where he later died as a result of his injuries.

The force has appealed for witnesses to the crash to contact them.

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