Woman dies after Peebles collision

An woman died after a car collided with a wall in Peebles this morning.

The Honda Civic, driven by an elderly male, hit the wall at Greenside at around 11am.

Both the driver and passenger were rushed to the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary with serious injuries, said police today. But the woman later died.

Officers closed the road for around three and a half hours for investigations.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: “Enquiries into the full circumstances surrounding this incident are ongoing and anyone who witnessed the collision or has information that can assist police is asked to come forward immediately.”