Police renew witness appeal after A1 fatality

Police Scotland
Police Scotland

Police are renewing an appeal for witnesses after a fatal road traffic collision on the A1.

They are keen to locate the driver of a taxi or private hire vehicle seen in the vicinity.

The incident happened at around 5.45am on December 16 when a silver Volkswagen Golf was involved in a collision with a female pedestrian between Thurston Manor and Torness.

The woman was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

She is described as 5ft 8 inches tall, with dark hair, and wearing dark clothing.

Officers are now urging anyone who saw this woman standing beside a stationary vehicle at 5.30 am around 200 metres from the Thurston Manor junction on the A1 to get in touch.

Anyone with information can contact Police Scotland on 101 or alternatively contact the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.