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Man seriously injured in A68 crash

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Image caption The accident happened on the A68 near the junction for Gattonside

A 26-year-old man has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after a crash on the A68 in the Borders.

Emergency services were called out to the incident near the Gattonside junction at about 07:15.

Two Audi cars were involved in the crash and the route was shut for about three hours.

The 26-year-old was taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary while another man in his 20s was taken to Borders General Hospital with minor injuries.

Police said investigations into the crash were ongoing and asked anyone with information to contact them.

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