South Scotland

Two badly hurt in separate A707 crashes

Two people have been seriously injured in separate accidents on the A707 in the Scottish Borders in the space of an hour and a half.

A motorcyclist was badly hurt after a collision with a Fiat 500 on the route near Selkirk at about 11:20.

Two women travelling in the car also suffered minor injuries.

Another woman was then seriously injured in another crash, involving a car and a van, which happened on the same road at about 12:50.

She was driving a Nissan Micra which was in collision with a Mercedes van near the Waterwheel Cafe.

All of the injured have been taken to the Borders General Hospital.

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