South Scotland

Melrose High Street car crush driver to be questioned

Police are to question the 81-year-old motorist whose car crushed a married couple in Melrose High Street.

The vehicle reversed onto the pavement trapping the 47-year-old man and his 42-year-old wife against the wall of the George and Abbotsford Hotel on 7 December.

Both suffered serious injuries and are still being treated in hospital.

The driver was also taken to hospital. He will be interviewed over the next few days.

Police still want to hear from anyone who witnessed the accident.

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