THERE is “heavy traffic” on a Peeblesshire road after a two-vehicle crash.

The accident on the A72 near Blyth Bridge took place this morning, according to police.

Officers closed the road in both directions.

A spokesperson said the police were waiting on the recovery of vehicles, with the route set to reopen ‘soon’. 

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: "Around 9.15am on Monday (June 10) we received a report of a crash involving two vehicles on the A72 near to Blyth Bridge.

“Scottish Ambulance Service have been contacted."