Peebles man charged after A72 crash near Walkerburn

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A 53-year-old Peebles man has been charged with careless driving after a collision near Walkerburn resulted in the closure of the A72 for two hours.

The two vehicle accident yesterday lunchtime occurred between the Nest Roundabout and Thornielee and involved a Renault Megane and a Royal Mail van.

The Megane ended up on its roof in a nearby field.

The 53-year-old will be reported to the procurator fiscal.