A68 crash at St Boswells leaves driver seriously injured

A man was left seriously by a crash on the A68 at St Boswells yesterday afternoon, October 16.

Wednesday, 17th October 2018, 11:58 am
Updated Wednesday, 17th October 2018, 6:37 pm
The site of Tuesday's crash on the A68 near St Boswells.

Police and medics were called to the two-car collision, just south of the village, near the junction with the road to Charlesfield.

The Edinburgh-Darlington road was closed for over three hours afterwards.

One driver was taken to the Borders General Hospital in Melrose with serious injuries, and the other driver was treated by paramedics at the scene.

A police spokesman said: “We were called around 4pm to the A68 south of St Boswells.

“It was a two-vehicle collision involving a Ford Fiesta and a Skoda Roomster.

“The male driver of the Ford Fiesta was taken to the Borders General Hospital with serious injuries.

“The other male driver of the Skoda was treated at the scene for minor injuries.

“The road was closed and reopened at 7.15pm.”