Policeman killed in crash with bus near Earlston
- 16 May 2014
- From the section South Scotland
A policeman has been killed in a crash between a motorbike and a bus on the A6105 near Earlston in the Borders.
The road was closed for several hours after 07:00 while a full accident investigation took place.
It is not known whether the officer - believed to be stationed at Galashiels - was on duty at the time of the accident.
A Police Scotland spokesman said: "The male motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene."
He declined to comment further until relatives had been informed.