EMERGENCY services are at the scene of a crash on the A72 Peebles Road at Innerleithen.

Police were made aware of the collision which involves two cars shortly after 4pm this afternoon Saturday August 5.

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The road is passable and officers are directing traffic however there are delays in both directions.

Update: 6.30pm A Police Scotland spokesperson said: "We were made aware of a crash involving two cars on the A72 Peebles Road at Innerleithen shortly after 4pm on Saturday, 5 August.

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“Arrangements have been made for the vehicles to be uplifted.”

There are no reports of any injuries at this time.

This is the third crash on the A72 near to Innerleithen in the past five days.

On Monday July 31 emergency services were called to the scene of a one vehicle crash on the A72 road shortly after 8am.

And on Wednesday August 2 a 70-year-old male moped driver was taken to hospital following a crash on the road.