South Scotland

Man dies in head-on lorry crash in Borders

A 39-year-old man has died and another is seriously injured after a head-on collision between two lorries in the Borders.

The crash happened on the A1 just south of Cockburnspath at about 0300 BST.

Both men were cut out of the wreckage by rescuers using hydraulic cutting gear.

The 50-year-old man who survived the crash has been taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary - where he is being treated for multiple injuries.

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