Woman killed after being hit by car on A1

Police closed the A1 in both directions. File picture: Steven Scott Taylor
Police closed the A1 in both directions. File picture: Steven Scott Taylor
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A WOMAN has died after she was hit by a car in the Lothians.

Police in East Lothian are appealing for witnesses following the incident, which happened at around 5.45am this morning.

They said a silver Volkswagen Golf was involved in the collision between Thurston Manor and Torness.

The Scottish Ambulance Service and the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service attended but the woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

The A1 is currently closed in both directions at Berwick-upon-Tweed and the Dalkeith slip road.

Sergeant Scott Sneddon said: “First of all, our thoughts go out to this woman’s family.

“We’re appealing for anyone who saw a woman in dark clothing walking on the carriageway around the time of the incident to get in touch with us.”

Those with information can contact Police Scotland on 101 or alternatively the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.