South Scotland

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.

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