South Scotland

Berwick man in court after A68 accident near Jedburgh

A man has appeared in court charged with causing serious injury by dangerous driving after an accident on the A68 in the Borders.

Gregor Whipps, 25, of Berwick-Upon-Tweed, was also charged with driving under the influence of drink or drugs.

It followed an accident on the A68 north of Jedburgh on Thursday when a 69-year-old woman was seriously hurt.

Mr Whipps made no plea or declaration at Jedburgh Sheriff Court and the case was continued. He was released on bail.

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