Cyclist dies in collision with car on Christmas morning

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 30-year-old cyclist was killed in a collision with a car on Christmas Day.

By Kevin Janiak
Saturday, 26th December 2020, 1:22 pm
Police are appealing for information after a 30-year-old cyclist lost his life on Christmas Day morning.
Police are appealing for information after a 30-year-old cyclist lost his life on Christmas Day morning.

The incident happened at around 10.50am yesterday.

The unnamed man was cycling along the A6105 between Chirnside and Duns when he was involved in a collision with a blue Ford Focus.

Emergency services attended and the cyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.

Sergeant Mark Banner from the Scottish Borders Road Policing Unit said: “Our thoughts are with the victim’s family during this difficult time and enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances of the incident.

“We are asking anyone who was on the A6105 on Christmas Day morning and witnessed what happened, or who may have dash-cam footage to assist with the investigation, to please get in touch.

“Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland through 101, quoting incident number 0841 of Friday, December, 25.”