South Scotland

Newcastleton mountain biker injured in trail fall

Rescue Image copyright Tweed Valley Mountain Rescue

A mountain biker has been taken by helicopter to hospital after a fall on a trail in the Scottish Borders.

The incident happened on the 7Stanes red route at Newcastleton on Monday lunchtime.

Tweed Valley Mountain Rescue volunteers were called out to help the emergency services at the scene - which included a specialist trauma team.

The full scale of the rider's injuries is not yet known.

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