South Scotland

Duns pensioner 'critical' after being hit by car

Newtown Street Image copyright Google
Image caption The accident happened in Newtown Street in Duns on Tuesday

A pensioner is in a critical condition in the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh after being struck by a car in the Scottish Borders.

The accident happened at about 17:15 on Tuesday on Newtown Street in the village of Duns.

The 68-year-old man was transferred to the Edinburgh hospital for treatment after being hit.