Woman killed and man in hospital following crash in Borders

A 61-year-old woman has been killed in a fatal road crash in the Scottish Borders.

The crash happened around 12.50pm on Saturday April 2 2022 on the A698 Kelso to Hawick road near to Heiton and involved a white Volkswagen Up! And a black Volvo XC40.

The driver of the Volkswagen was pronounced dead at the scene. She has been named as Patricia Kim Common, from the Yeovil area in Somerset.

The driver of the Volvo, a 44-year-old man, was taken to Borders General Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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Police are now appealing for witnesses

Sergeant Mark Banner, from Police Scotland’s Road Policing Unit, said: “We are appealing for anyone who was in the area around the time of the crash who saw anything or has dash-cam footage that could assist with our enquiries to please come forward.

“If you can assist our investigation please contact us on 101, quoting incident 1549 of Saturday, 2 April, 2022.”

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