SIX people died and many more suffered serious injuries during a week of carnage on Scottish roads.

In the Scottish Borders a 64-year-old woman died on Tuesday August 15 following a crash involving three vehicles on the A7 near Ashkirk and two other people, a man aged 65 and woman aged 71 suffered serious injuries.

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Elsewhere throughout the country, on Friday August 11, a 35-year-old female motorcyclist died following a crash involving a car and a motorbike on the A89 between the villages of Armadale and Westrigg.

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On Monday, August 14, a 58-year-old woman, died following a crash involving a car and a lorry on the B981 near Crossgates in Fife.

Later that day a 43-year-old male motorbike rider died following a single-vehicle, fatal crash in Addiewell, West Lothian.

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And on the same day a 72-year-old man and a 64-year-old woman died following a crash involving two motorbikes on the A914 between Balmullo and Dairsie in Fife.

Police Scotland are appealing for witnesses to all of these crashes.