A 44-YEAR-OLD man has been charged with causing a crash yesterday that blocked the A68.

The two-vehicle collision at Leaderfoot led to the carriageway being closed in both directions for over two hours.

A man and a woman were taken to Borders General Hospital for treatment to minor injuries.

A spokeswoman for Police Scotland said: "A 44-year-old man has now been charged in connection with this and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal."