Fatal crash in Scottish borders

A man has died and three others have been injured in a crash on the A697 in the Scottish Borders that happened yesterday.

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Police issue appeal after fatal Borders crash

Police in the Scottish Borders are appealing for witnesses after a fatal road collision involving four cars, in which a man died.

The collision happened yesterday around 3.30pm, on the A697 Greenlaw to Carfraemill road, within the hamlet of Houndslow, in Berwickshire.

A 59-year-old man, who was driving a Kia Sorento, died in the crash and three others were injured.

The driver and the front seat passenger of the Vauxhall Combo van, and the driver of the Vauxhall Vectra were taken to hospital.

Police are appealing for witnesses of a vehicle, which may not have stopped at the time of the collision, to come forward.

"A man sadly died at the scene and three others were injured.

"An investigation is underway in order to establish the circumstances, and we are keen to trace the driver of a car which may have been at the scene at the time of the collision. We are appealing to any witnesses to contact Police Scotland on 101."

– Police Sergeant Brian Jones

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