A MAN killed in a collision in the Scottish Borders has been named as a Haydon Bridge motorcyclist.

The fatal crash happened on the A6112 north of Coldstream, near Lennel, on Sunday.

A "D" registered 1984 model blue Honda VFR motorbike travelling north and a Volkswagen Polo, which had been travelling south, crashed at 11.25am.

The 54-year-old driver of the motorbike was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police Scotland have confirmed the man was Jeremy Taylor, known as Jerry, from Haydon Bridge.

Sergeant Ross Drummond from the Road Policing Unit in Dalkeith, said: “Enquiries continue to establish the full circumstances surrounding the collision and anyone who witnessed this, or who saw the motorcycle beforehand, is urged to contact us as soon as possible."

Those with information can contact the Road Policing Unit in Dalkeith via 101, quoting incident number 1726 of October 7 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.