A motorcyclist was taken to hospital with serious injuries following a crash in the Scottish Borders. Police say the biker was in collision with a Jaguar car on the A68 at Soutra Hill on Friday (6th June) at around 4.15 pm. Officers are appealing for witnesses as they investigate the crash
I wish to appeal to any person who was at or near the location at the time of the collision and who may have information that could assist us with our enquiries to contact the police as soon as possible on 101.
– Sergeant Scott Sneddon, Police Scotland Trunk Road Policing Unit
Police are appealing for witnesses after ten people were injured in a multiple-car pile up in the Scottish Borders.
The accident happened at 5.10pm on the A68 near Soutra Hill last night (26th August).
A Honda Civic was travelling north when it was involved in a collision with several other vehicles travelling south.
Five people were taken to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, including the driver and passenger from the Honda, who suffered serious injuries.
"In the immediate aftermath of the collision a number of motorists stopped to provide assistance to the injured, and I would like to thank them for their help, and for remaining at the scene in order to assist responding officers.
"The road was closed for a number of hours while inquiries took place at the scene, and an investigation into the cause of the collision is ongoing.
"At this time I would appeal to anyone who witnessed the collision, or who thinks they have any relevant information that would assist our inquiries, to contact Police Scotland on 101."
– Sergeant Roger Park, Police Scotland's National Trunk Road Patrol Group