Woman dies in A1 crash

Police are appealing for information following a fatal road crash near Grantshouse this morning.

By Kirsty Smyth
Monday, 28th December 2020, 4:55 pm
Updated Monday, 28th December 2020, 5:08 pm
The A1 near Grantshouse.
The A1 near Grantshouse.

The incident happened on the A1 around 9.30am and involved a car and a lorry.

Emergency services attended and one of the drivers, a 29-year-old woman, was pronounced dead at the scene. The other driver was not injured.

Sergeant Mark Banner, of the Scottish Borders Road Policing Unit, said: “Enquiries into the circumstances surrounding this crash are ongoing. The road remains closed and local diversions are in place.

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“We would encourage anyone who may have witnessed the crash or who may have dash-cam footage that could assist with the investigation to contact police.

“If you were in the area at the time or have any potential dash-cam footage that could assist with our investigation, I would urge that you get in touch via 101, quoting reference number 0727 of 28 December.”