South Scotland

Woman hit by vehicle in Earlston while going into car boot

A woman had to be freed from between two vehicles after she was hit by a car as she tried to access her car boot.

Crews were alerted to the incident in Melrose Road, Earlston, just after 18:50 on Saturday.

A spokesman for the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said firefighters had to use hydraulic cutting equipment as well as small tools and airbags to help get the 66-year-old out.

The woman was taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary with leg injuries.

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