South Scotland

Biker injured in crash between Galashiels and Stow

A motorcyclist has suffered serious injuries in a crash on the A7 in the Borders.

The 49-year-old man was taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary following the accident which happened between Galashiels and Stow.

His condition has been described as "critical but stable". His bike collided with a Vauxhall Corsa north of Galashiels at about 08:00.

The 56-year-old woman driving the car sustained minor injuries.

Police have urged any witnesses to come forward.

PC Fraser Todd said: "This was a serious collision and we are eager to speak to anyone with information.

"Anyone who may have witnesses this collision, or saw either vehicle on the A7 this morning, is asked to contact police immediately.

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