A 53-YEAR-OLD woman who died following a road traffic collision near Selkirk has been named.

Evelyn King, from Blackburn in Lancashire, was killed following a road traffic collision at the junction of A708 and B709 in Selkirk on Saturday, May 6.

Evelyn was a pillion passenger on a motorcycle when it was involved in a collision with another motorcycle.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police Constable Martin Young from Galashiels Road Policing Department said: “This is a tragic incident and our thoughts are with Evelyn’s family as they come to terms with their loss and ask that they are left in private to mourn."