Car and van collide at Midlothian A7 junction

Four people were taken to hospital following a traffic accident at the Newtonloan Toll junction between Bonnyrigg and Gorebridge at around 2pm today (December 3).

Two casualties from each vehicle had to be cut free by firefighters using hydraulic cutting equipment.

Accident scene at Newtonloan Toll on Dec 3

Accident scene at Newtonloan Toll on Dec 3

Crews from Dalkeith, Musselburgh, Sighthill and Newcraighall then assisted police in making the vehicles safe and clearing the roadway.