Teenager struck by car in Galashiels town centre
A 17-year-old boy has been seriously injured after being hit by a car in Galashiels town centre.
The incident happened on the town's St John Street at about 13:20.
The teenager was struck by a Ford Fiesta which was heading in the direction of Bank Street.
He was taken by ambulance to the Borders General Hospital near Melrose where his injuries were described as "serious".