A7 reopened after vehicle fire

Emergency services were called to a collision involving two vehicles near Boleside, one mile west of Galashiels this morning.

The A7 is closed at Boleside due to a two-car collision

The road was closed in both directions for around an hour until the danger had been cleared.

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An ambulance was called for, although the driver of the car on fire was reported to be out of the vehicle and walking around.

Luckily, a passing fire engine attended the scene.

The road was closed at 9.25am at the Kingsknowes roundabout and the Abbotsford junction heading eastwards, and reopened at around 10.30am.