South Scotland

Peebles A703 crash man 'critical'

A couple remain in hospital following a serious road traffic accident on the A703 in the Borders on Friday night.

Lothian and Borders Police said a 55-year-old man was in a critical condition in Edinburgh Royal Infirmary following the collision near Peebles.

His wife, aged 52, was said to be "stable" in the same hospital.

Anyone who witnessed the two-vehicle crash, which occurred at about 21:00, has been urged to contact police with information.

The vehicles involved in the crash were a Skoda Octavia and a Morgan sports car.

The couple still in hospital were travelling in the Morgan while the 32-year-old Skoda driver suffered only minor injuries.

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