South Scotland

Three people hurt in car and lorry crash near Galashiels

Three people were taken to hospital after two cars and a lorry were involved in a crash near Galashiels.

Firefighters called to the scene on the A7 at Fountainhall, at 09:35 on Monday, used hydraulic cutting gear to free a man from one of the cars.

He was taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary for treatment.

Two people from the other vehicles were taken to Borders General Hospital for precautionary checks.

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