South Scotland

Galashiels man dies in two-vehicle crash near Cornhill on Tweed

A biker from the Scottish Borders has died in a crash on the A697 in Northumberland.

Ian Bell Whillans, 60, from the Galashiels area, was fatally injured when his motorbike was involved in a collision with a Mercedes car.

The incident happened near Cornhill on Tweed at 14:22 on Wednesday. The road was shut for three-and-a-half hours.

Police have appealed for any witnesses to the incident to come forward with information.

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