A 30-YEAR-OLD man who died in a two-car crash on Melrose bypass last week has been named.

Stuart Finnie, of Gavinton, was involved in the incident which happened at around 8.35am on Tuesday (February 1).

His family have asked for privacy at this time.

Sergeant Kosmas Papakyriakou, of Police Scotland’s Road Policing Unit, said: “Our thoughts are with Stuart’s family and friends at this difficult time.

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“Our enquiries into the circumstances of the crash remain ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident number 0603 of Tuesday, February 1, 2022.”

The crash involved a Mini and a Seat Ibiza.

The 57-year-old woman driver of the Mini was taken to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh where she has received treatment for her injuries.

She is expected to be released in the coming days.