South Scotland

Peeblesshire crash biker critical

A motorcyclist remains in a critical condition following a crash in Peeblesshire on Saturday morning.

The A701 was closed for four hours following the accident five miles south of Broughton.

Police said the 44-year-old rider was thrown from his Honda ST 1300 after losing control.

He sustained serious head injuries and was taken to Glasgow's Southern General Hospital - where he has remained in a serious condition over the weekend.

Officers are appealing for any witnesses to come forward.

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