South Scotland

Motorcyclist seriously hurt in A7 crash in Galashiels

A motorcyclist has been seriously injured following a collision with a van on the outskirts of Galashiels.

The man came off his motorbike on the A7 near the Kingsknowes roundabout at 16:00.

The incident caused large traffic tailbacks.

The man was taken to Borders General Hospital. His injuries not thought to be life-threatening. The van driver was uninjured.

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