A MAN has been taken to hospital after a crash on the A1 this afternoon.

Tailbacks were reported after the incident on the westbound (northbound) carriageway of the road near Wallyford just before 1pm on Saturday.

Eyewitnesses reported seeing a car on its roof and emergency services at the scene.

Police said that a 23-year-old man had been taken to hospital as a precaution and enquiries were ongoing.