Sunderland driver named as Scottish Borders crash victim

Houndslow hamlet where car driver was killed
Houndslow hamlet where car driver was killed
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Police have today named the motorist who was killed in a crash on the A697 between Greenlaw and Carfraemill on Monday.

Richard Glass, 59, from Grindon in Sunderland was at the wheel of a northbound Kia Sorento when the crash happened near the hamlet of Houndslow.

Police Scotland say he was in collision with a southbound Vauxhall Combo van. The Sorento then crashed into a Vauxhall Vectra which was also heading south.

And police are trying to trace a vehicle which they say may not have stopped at the time of the collision.

The crash happened around 3.30pm and police have urged witnesse to contact them on 101.

This latest incident has led to fresh calls from people in the area for improved safety measures.