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Boy, 5, seriously injured after collision with car in Peebles

The west entrance to the Peebles Hydro Hotel Credit: ITV Border

A 5-year-old boy has suffered serious injuries after being hit by a car in Peebles.

A Vauxhall Insignia car collided with the boy on the A72 Innerleithen Road near to the west entrance to the Peebles Hydro Hotel.

It happened at around 7.45pm on Sunday 8 April.

The boy was taken to the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh with serious injuries, where he remains receiving treatment.

Anyone with information should call 101, quoting incident number 3660.

Driver arrested for drug-driving after hitting elderly man

Egremont's Main Street outside the Co-Op store Credit: Google maps

A van driver has been arrested on suspicion of drug driving after an elderly man was knocked over in Egremont.

It happened on Egremont's Main Street outside the Co-Op store at 7am on Saturday 24 March.

The 78-year-old man suffered serious injuries and remains in a stable condition at the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle.

The van driver, a 27-year-old man from St Helens, Merseyside, has been released under further investigation.

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