South Scotland

Council to investigate gritter accident near Peebles

A council is to investigate the cause of an accident involving a footway gritter next to the A72 near Peebles.

A worker had to be cut free from the vehicle after it overturned at about 06:20. He was taken to hospital for checks but later released.

The road was closed for about an hour as a result of the accident near Peebles Hydro.

Scottish Borders Council said that it would look into the circumstances of the incident "in due course".

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