Policeman dies in motorcycle crash

A policeman has died in a road crash in the Scottish Borders.

His motorcycle was involved in a collision with a bus on the A6105, near Earlston, at about 7am this morning, Friday 16 May.

A full accident investigation took place and the road was closed for several hours.

At the time of the accident he was off duty on his way to work.

"The male motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene."

– Police Scotland spokesman