South Scotland

Woman, 18, injured in Borders tractor crash remains 'serious'

An 18 year-old woman remains in a serious condition in hospital after a crash between a car and a tractor in the Borders.

The accident happened on the A6105 outside the Chirnside Hall Hotel, near Chirnside, at about 13:45 on Monday.

The woman, who was travelling in a Fiat car, had to be cut from the vehicle by firefighters before being taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary.

The male driver of the tractor was not seriously hurt.

The road was closed for several hours following the collision.

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