South Scotland

Innerleithen biker injured in forest crash

A mountain biker has been airlifted to hospital after a serious crash on a forest trail in the Scottish Borders.

The incident happened on Sunday morning on one of the popular routes at Innerleithen.

The male rider suffered a serious crash on a downhill section of the trails and is reported to have several broken bones.

He remains in hospital after the accident and his condition has been described as stable.