A 73-year-old pedestrian is in a critical condition in hospital after being struck by a car in a Borders village.
The woman was walking on North Hermitage Street in Newcastleton at around 3.55pm on Tuesday when she was hit by a grey Toyota Avensis.
She was airlifted to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow for treatment to life-threatening injuries, Police Scotland said.
She remains in a critical condition at the hospital.
The road was closed for around-six-and-a-half hours for a collision investigation.
Inspector Andrew Gibb, of Police Scotland’s Road Policing Unit, said: “A woman has sustained serious injuries as a result of this crash and we are appealing to members of the public who may have any information that could help with our investigation.
“The area would have been busy at the time of the incident and we would ask if anyone was in the area and witnessed the crash to come forward and speak to police.
“I would also appeal to any motorists who have dashcam footage that may assist with our inquires.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101 quoting incident number 2154 of Tuesday, 21 September, 2021.
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