South Scotland

Witness appeal over Earlston A68 police car crash

Witnesses are being sought after a police car was involved in a crash on its way to an incident in the Borders.

The accident happened at about 17:45 on Wednesday on the northbound carriageway of the A68 between Earlston and Lauder.

The collision involved a Seat Ibiza and the police car, which had activated its blue lights and siren.

A female police officer suffered a broken ankle as a result of the crash and the road was closed for about five hours.

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