TWO people remain in a critical condition following a crash near Floors Castle.

The three vehicle collision, which involved a Fiat Ducato van, a Land Rover Defender and a Vauxhall Combo, happened on the B6397 at around 3.25pm Friday afternoon.

The 60-year-old male driver of the Ducato van and the 56-year-old male driver of the Combo van both sustained serious injuries and were taken to Borders General Hospital where they remain in critical conditions.

A 60-year-old woman, who was a passenger within the Combo van also sustained serious injuries and was also taken to hospital.

The 72-year-old male driver of the Land Rover and his 53-year-old female passenger were uninjured.

Inquiries to establish the full circumstances of this collision are ongoing and anyone with information is asked to come forward.

Constable Leigh Rankine from the Road Policing Unit at Galashiels Police station said: "This has been a very serious collision, which resulted in significant injury to a number of individuals and we are eager to understand all of the factors, which contributed to this incident taking place.

"Any motorists who were on the road on Friday afternoon and witnessed what happened, should contact police immediately.

"Likewise, we would be extremely eager to obtain any relevant dash-cam footage the public may have of the collision, which can assist with our ongoing investigation."

Those with information can contact the RPU in Galashiels via 101 and quote incident number 2595 of August 9.