Two dead after motorcycle and car collide in Midlothian

Two bikers die in crash with car. Picture: John Devlin

Two bikers die in crash with car. Picture: John Devlin

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TWO bikers have have died following a crash in Rosewell.

A man riding a motorcycle and his female passenger were involved in a collision with a car.

Emergency services were called but the two bikers were pronounced dead at the scene.

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The accident happened on the A6094 at Rosewell at around 10.40pm on Thursday night.

A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: “Police in Midlothian are investigating following a fatal road traffic collision on the A6094 at Rosewell.

“The male rider of the motorcycle and his female passenger were sadly pronounced dead at the scene. A 26-year-old man, who was driving the BMW 116, was treated at the scene.

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“The road is currently closed to allow officers to continue their enquiries and establish the full circumstances.”

Officers ask anyone with information to call 101.

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