Four taken to ERI after A70 head on crash

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FOUR people were taken to hospital after two cars collided on the A70 Edinburgh to Lanark Road.

Police Scotland is appealing for witnesses following head-on crash between a Skoda Fabia and a Honda Civic..

The incident happened around 5.35pm on Friday near Harperrig Reservoir.

The four occupants from both vehicles were all taken to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh with various injuries.

The road was closed for several hours while they carried out enquiries at the scene.

Sergeant Roger Park of the National Trunk Road Patrol Group said: “I wish to thank those motorists and members of the public who stopped at the scene to assist the persons involved and who provided information to Police at the time.

“I would now appeal to anyone else who thinks they may have witnessed the incident or who perhaps think they have relevant to our enquiries to contact police immediately by calling 101.”