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Trapped driver rescued from lorry blown over near Leadburn

Lorry Pic: Alan Harcus
Tractors were being used to move the lorry and pull it upright

A trapped driver had to be rescued from his overturned articulated lorry when it was blown over into a ditch in the Scottish Borders.

The accident happened at 08:30 on the A701 south of Leadburn.

The man received minor whiplash injuries and the road was closed for two hours for a police investigation to take place.

Tractors are now being used to move the lorry and pull it upright.

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