A 79-year-old man has been charged with careless driving following a crash on the A72.

The incident happened at around 12.50pm on Thursday at Peebles.

Two drivers were taken to hospital following the collision which involved three vehicles.

A spokesperson for Police Scotland said: "Police in the Scottish Borders were called to Innerleithen Road, Peebles around 12.50pm on June 6 following a collision between a Range Rover Evoque and a Volvo V40, following which a Land Rover Freeloader collided with the Evoque. 

"Two drivers were taken to the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary with minor injuries and the road was reopened around 3pm.

"The 79-year-old male driver of the Evoque has been charged with careless driving and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal."