Two adults and boy, 5, injured in A1 crash near Grantshouse

Three people, including a five year old boy, have been injured in a head-on crash on the A1 in the Scottish Borders.

Emergency services were called to the scene near Grantshouse at about 15:40.

Two cars collided then a third vehicle was also involved. A man, woman and boy travelling in one of the cars involved in the original collision were taken to hospital.

The road was closed for several hours while investigations were carried out.

Three ambulance crews and a medic response team from Edinburgh Royal Infirmary were sent to the scene, along with three fire appliances, including a heavy rescue vehicle.

Two people in the second car involved in the head-on crash were treated at the scene and did not need to go to hospital. Those in the third vehicle were uninjured.

More on This Story

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC South Scotland



17 °C 9 °C


  • HandshakeKiss and make up

    A marriage counsellor on healing the referendum hurt

  • Pellet of plutoniumRed alert

    The scary element that helped save the crew of Apollo 13

  • Burnt section of the Umayyad Mosque in the old city of AleppoBefore and after

    Satellite images reveal Syria's heritage trashed by war

  • Steve Barker in his studio in BlackburnCult music

    How did a Lancashire radio show get a global following?

  • Woman on the phone in office10 Things

    The most efficient break is 17 minutes, and more nuggets

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.