South Scotland

Galashiels man charged after A72 accident

A man has been charged with careless driving after an accident in the Scottish Borders which put four people in hospital.

It follows an incident on the A72 at Holylee in Peeblesshire on Monday afternoon which caused lengthy tailbacks in the area.

A statement from Lothian and Borders Police confirmed a 30-year-old man from Galashiels had been charged.

It added that a report would be submitted to the procurator fiscal.

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