Four injured in two-vehicle crash near Galashiels

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Four people were taken to hospital last night following a two-vehicle collision on the A7 near Galashiels.

The incident, involving an Audi A4 and a Ford C Max happened near Glenmayne at around 8.45pm yesterday evening (Sunday, September 22).

Emergency services attended the scene and the 22-year-old male driver of the Audi was taken by air ambulance to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow, suffering from spinal injuries.

A 17-year-old passenger in the Audi was taken to the Borders General Hospital.

THe 47-year-old driver of the Ford was found to be seriously injured and was taken by ambulance to the Royal Infirmary in Edinburgh, while his eight-year-old female passenger was also taken to hospital, with injuries not believed to be life-threatening.

Enquiries are continuing into the incident.