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Man dies following fatal road collision in Tweedsmuir

Road Policing Officers investigated for six hours at the scene before reopening the road Photo: PA

A 45-year-old man has died following a fatal road collision in Tweedsmuir.

The incident happened around 5pm on Sunday 20 August on the A701 Broughton to Moffat Road, around half a mile south of the road from Cappercleuch at Tweedsmuir.

A Nissan Almera Tino was travelling south when it collided with an Audi Q7 that was travelling North.

The 45-year-old male driver of the Nissan sustained serious injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

All of the passangers of the Audi were uninjured.

Road Policing Officers investigated for six hours at the scene before reopening the road:

Tragically, this collision has resulted in a man's death and we are continuing with our investigation into the full circumstances of this incident.

Motorists who were on the A701 on Sunday evening and who witnessed what happened are asked to contact police immediately."

– Sergeant Neil Inglis, Road Policing Unit, Galashiels

Anyone with information should call the Road Policing Unit in Galashiels on 101 and quote incident number 3195 of 20 August.