Statement on minibus crash - Borders: ambulance2

29 Dec 2018

Statement on minibus crash - Borders

Following the road traffic accident on the A6089 this morning, please find attached our statement.

 A Scottish Ambulance Service Spokesman said:

“We received a call to  attend a road traffic accident involving a single vehicle minibus this morning on the A6089 near Gordon. Due to the number of passengers requiring assistance, we dispatched a large number of resources to the scene including our air ambulance, trauma and Special Operations Response Teams (SORT).

 “Sadly, there was one male fatality and our thoughts go out to his family for their tragic loss. 23 other patients were treated by our crews and transported to Borders General Hospital, Edinburgh Royal Infirmary and Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Glasgow for further treatment and care.”

 

Contact Information

Mark Hannan

mark.hannan3@nhs.net

Notes to editors

Further details on those injured will be released by Police Scotland in due course. Please contact Police Scotland on 0131 311 3423 if needed.