Motorcyclist who died in crash was 'loving husband and treasured dad'

Philip Dalgliesh died in hospital six days after the crash.

Kelso motorcyclist named as man who died in crash near Berwick on A6105 Police Scotland

A motorcyclist who died following a collision near Berwick has been described as a “loving husband” and “treasured dad”.

Philip Dalgliesh died after the single-vehicle crash 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 six days later on Friday, May 10.

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

In a statement Mr Dalgliesh was described by his family as a “loving husband” to his late wife and a “treasured dad, brother and uncle”.

The family said: “We are devastated by the loss of a loving husband to the late Ann, treasured dad, brother and uncle to the family.

“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.

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