Police appeal for witnesses to fatal crash

Police are appealing for information following a road crash on the A72 near Neidpath Castle in which a 60-year-old man lost his life.

The incident, at around 10.25am on Tuesday , August 16, involved a black Mercedes C class vehicle, the driver of which was pronounced dead on the way to the hospital.

Sergeant Ross Drummond said: “Our thoughts are with the family and friends of the man who died and our enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances.

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“I am appealing to anyone who may have been in the area and saw what happened or anyone with dash-cam footage to contact us. I would also appeal to anyone who saw the black Mercedes C class in Peebles prior to the crash to get in touch.”

Anyone with informatio n is asked to call 101, quoting incident 0862 of August 16.

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