TWO people were taken to hospital by ambulance following a two vehicle crash on the A703 road between Eddleston and Peebles yesterday afternoon. (Thirsday July 27)

The crash took place around 3.20pm and the road was blocked for several hours to facilitate an investigation and recovery of the vehicles.

A Scottish Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “We received a call at 15:21 on 27 July 2023 to attend a two vehicle road traffic crash on the A703.

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Two ambulances were dispatched to the scene and two patients were transported to Borders General Hospital.”

The condition of the injured parties has not been released.

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A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “We were made aware of a crash involving two vehicles on the A703 near Eddleston around 3.20pm on Thursday (July 27th).