South Scotland

Galashiels snow crash injures police officer

Car and bus crash
Image caption The bus and the car were involved in the accident in Galashiels

A female police officer is in hospital with back and neck injuries after her car was in collision with a double decker bus in snowy conditions.

The crash happened at about 10:30 on Melrose Road in Galashiels.

Fire crews were sent to the scene to cut free the woman who was off-duty at the time.

The 38-year-old was taken to Borders General Hospital for treatment and there were no reports of any other injuries. The road has since reopened.

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