Injured teenager found on A7 Galashiels road

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A section of the A7 in Galashiels was sealed off by police today following the discovery of an injured youth in the road.

• Police seal off A7 in Galashiels after discovering injured youth on road

• 17-year-old taken to hospital

The 17-year-old male was taken by ambulance to Borders General Hospital in Melrose after being found around 6:15am.

No details of his condition were released by the police or hospital.

Lothian and Borders Police closed a 300-yard stretch of the main road through Galashiels earlier today between Braw Lads Brae and Greenbank Street as part of their investigation of the incident.

However, police re-opened the road at around 11:15am.