Three people have been killed and six people injured in two crashes at the Jim Clark Rally in the Scottish Borders, Police Scotland said. A serious incident occurred around 4pm when a rally car came off the road near Kelso and collided with spectators.
Emergency services attended and three people were pronounced dead at the scene. The fourth person was conveyed to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary and is in a critical condition. Emergency services attended and three people were pronounced dead at the scene.
The Jim Clark Rally was stopped at that time. An earlier incident occured at 2.05pm, when a rally car collided with five people. Four people were treated at the scene and one person was conveyed to hospital where they are in a serious condition.
Police are in attendance at the scene and the investigation into both collisions is at an early stage.
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