Man taken to hospital after crash which closed Melrose bypass

A man who took ill behind the wheel when driving on the Melrose bypass last night is being treated at Borders General Hospital.

Thursday, 6th December 2018, 11:47 am
Updated Thursday, 6th December 2018, 11:50 am
Police Scotland closed the road.

The A6091 was closed for almost four hours after the crash at 2.40am near the Tweedbank roundabout.

It re-opened around 6.30am after the man’s vehicle was taken away from the scene.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: “The driver is reacting well to treatment at Borders General Hospital.

“There were no other vehicles or people involved in the incident.”