South Scotland

Firefighters free A7 lorry crash driver

Firefighters have helped to free a lorry driver who was injured after his vehicle came off the A7 in the Borders.

The route was closed in both directions two miles south of Hawick between the B711 and the suspension bridge.

The incident took place at about 07:00 and also involved paint being spilled in the area.

A diversion was put in place but the road has since reopened.

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