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Police hunt for hit and run driver

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Police Scotland are searching for the driver of a car that hit a road worker, leaving him with a serious arm injury, near Galashiels.

It happened at around 11am on Tuesday 25 June.

The 52-year-old man was carrying out maintenance work on the A7, at Glenmayne, when a small red car struck him.

The driver left the scene without stopping and the worker was taken to the Borders General Hospital to be treated for his injuries.

Officers are trying to trace the motorist and ask for anyone with information regarding the incident to come forward.

"We would urge other motorists who were on the A7 at the time and witnessed what happened, or can help us identify the motorist and vehicle involved, to contact police immediately.

"In particular, if you believe you have any relevant dash-cam footage of this incident, then please get in touch."

– Constable Lucy Murray from Galashiels Police Station