Scottish Borders hit and run: Man, 38, struck by car on the A7 in Galashiels

A 38-year-old man was struck by a car during a hit and run incident in the Scottish Borders.

The collision occurred on the A7, Ladhope Vale near to the Galashiels interchange at around 9.30 pm on Sunday.

A 38 year old male pedestrian sustained an injury requiring hospital treatment after being struck by a small red car.

The car initially stopped but then left the scene.

A man was struck during a hit and run on the A7, Ladhope Vale on Sunday (Photo: Google Maps).

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Police Scotland has launched an appeal for witnesses following the incident.

Anyone with any information or dash-cam footage capturing the incident has been asked to get in contact with the police or anonymously report via Crimestoppers.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “If you believe you have any relevant dash-cam footage capturing the incident or you have information regarding the incident, then please come forward.

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"Those with information can contact Police on 101 and quote incident number 3374 of 6th February 2022. Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

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