A7 reopened following lorry crash

The A7 is now reopened following its closure for most of the morning after a lorry jack-knifed.

Wednesday, 23rd November 2016, 10:19 am
Updated Tuesday, 29th November 2016, 9:26 am

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “The incident happened at around 6.40am on Wednesday, November 23, when a HGV vehicle jack-knifed on the road.

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“The driver did not sustain any injuries. The public is thanked for their patience.”

However, a warning is still in place as the cold conditions in the Borders this morning have led to ice on the roads.

The spokesman said: “Officers would also like to remind drivers to cut their speed when driving in cold conditions and adjust their driving accordingly.”