Farm truck driver hurt

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aN EDINBURGH man is recovering in hospital suffering from serious injuries after rolling his agricultural vehicle down an embankment near Peebles.

The incident, in the early hours of last Friday, saw the 23-year-old trapped inside the Unimog truck at the A703 before being taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary.

The man, from Ratho, sustained five broken ribs, cracked vertebrae, a collapsed lung and other internal injuries.

However, a police spokesman said the injuries were not life threatening.