Tuesday, March 22 – Police are confirming a road accident in the Fort Hill area earlier today where three men received injuries. One of the three subsequently died from his injuries.
Initial investigations indicate that the driver of the tow truck was removing a vehicle from the area when the tow truck slipped. In a chain of reactions which followed, three men on the site including the tow truck driver was injured.
All three were taken to Peebles Hospital. One of the three later died of his injuries.
Investigations are ongoing.