Police confirm identity of Hawick motorbike crash victim

Kyle Christensen.
Kyle Christensen.

Police have confirmed the identity of a man left with fatal injuries after crashing his motorbike into a parked car in Hawick earlier this month.

He was father-of-two Kyle Christensen, as reported by the Southern last week.

The scene of the fatal motorbike accident in Eildon Road, Hawick, that killed Kyle Christensen.

The scene of the fatal motorbike accident in Eildon Road, Hawick, that killed Kyle Christensen.

The 30-year-old was riding a KTM motorbike along Eildon Road on Saturday, July 7, when he hit a parked Kia Sportage.

He was taken to hospital but could not be saved.

His family have described him as “a loving son, dad and brother who will be sorely missed”.

Investigations into the accident are ongoing, and anyone who witnessed the crash but has not spoken to police yet is being urged to contact officers.

Officers at Police Scotland’s Dalkeith road policing unit can be contacted on 101, and callers are asked to quote incident number 3,277 of July 7.