Cyclist injured in hit-and-run collision near Earlston

Police are appealing for witnesses to help them track down a hit-and-run driver.

The A68 at Earlston.
The A68 at Earlston.

The motorist hit a cyclist on the A68 between Earlston and Drygrange, at around 1pm on Monday, April 3.

The cyclist, a 47-year-old woman, sustained what police describe as minor injuries in the collision and was taken to the Borders General Hospital at Melrose for treatment.

The car involved, a white Renault, carried on driving after the accident.

Police constable Gavin Liddle, of Duns police station, said: “We’re asking anyone who may have seen the car described in the area around this time, or who may have information about this collision, to get in touch.

“If the driver sees this appeal, we’d urge them to contact us as soon as possible.”

Potential witnesses can call Police Scotland on 101.