A ROAD near a Peeblesshire village is closed in both directions following a “collision”, say officials.

The incident took place this morning (April 14) on the A702 south of West Linton, according to Traffic Scotland.

A spokesperson says that traffic is coping well but advised motorists to take care on approach.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “We were called around 9.50am on Friday (April 14), to a report of a one-car crash on the A702 south of West Linton in the Scottish Borders.

“Officers attended and there were no reported injuries.”