Statement from David Robertson, Chief Executive

Published: 8th February 2024

“On behalf of Scottish Borders Council I would like to express our deepest sympathy and condolences following the tragic death of Elizabeth following a road traffic collision.

"Our thoughts are with her family, friends and neighbours at this time.

“The Council is cooperating fully with ongoing investigations into the circumstances of this tragic incident.  We are providing support to staff involved and support is also in place for pupils and staff at relevant schools.

“As police enquiries are ongoing, we are unable to comment further at this time.”