A MOTORCYCLIST who died following a collision near Berwick has been named as Philip Dalgliesh.

The single-vehicle crash happened on the A6105, Duns Road, at around 10.20am on Saturday, May 4.

The 59-year-old, from Kelso, was taken to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh where he died on Friday, May 10.

The passenger, an 18-year-old woman, was taken to the same hospital and released following treatment.

Mr Dalgliesh’s family have put out a statement via Police Scotland.

“We are devastated by the loss of a loving husband to the late Ann, treasured dad, brother and uncle to the family,” it reads. “Taken far too soon. Miss you always. Love you forever.”

Enquiries remain ongoing to establish the full circumstances of the crash.

Road Policing Sergeant Dave Waddell said: “My thoughts are with Philip’s family and friends at this extremely difficult time. We’ll continue to keep them updated as our investigation moves forward.

"We know the route is popular with motorcyclists and I’d appeal to anyone who was in that area around the time of the crash, and thinks they may have information which could help us, to come forward.

“Also, anyone with a dashcam who may have captured something, please review your footage and bring anything of significance to our attention.”

Anyone with information should contact Police Scotland on 101 quoting reference 3755 of May 10.