Teenager dies in scooter crash near Ayton

A teenager has died after coming off his scooter on a road in the Borders.

The 18-year-old crashed his 125cc scooter on the unclassified Ayton to Reston road, about half a mile south of Ayton.

He died at the scene of the accident, which took place at about 11.35am on Saturday.

No other vehicles were involved. Lothian and Borders Police have asked for anyone with information about the crash to contact them.

A spokesman said: “We are investigating the circumstances of the incident and would encourage anyone who was in the area who saw a white scooter on the road in or near Ayton to contact police on 0131 311 3131.”