Man freed from crash wreckage on A7 between Galashiels and Newtongrange

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Rescuers have a cut a man free from the wreckage of a multi-vehicle crash on the A7 north of Galashiels.

He’s been taken to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh but the state of his injuries aren’t yet known.

The crash happened around 9.30 this morning (Monday) and Scottish Fire and Rescue crews responded from Galashiels, Dalkeith and Newtongrange.

Rescuers used hydraulic cutting gear to remove the roof from one of the vehicles.

The trapped man was freed shortly before 10.30am.

The A7 is closed at the scene and diversions are in place at Stow and Middleton.

First Bus X95 service has been cancelled meantime.