Kelso and Jedburgh fire crews free man from Nisbet road smash

A man was trapped in a crashed car for around 90 minutes on Wednsday before being freed by firefighters.

The head-on smash happened at Nisbet road end, off the A698, between Kelso and Hawick.

Emergency services were alerted at 4.50pm and the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said the man was freed by crews from Kelso and Jedburgh just before 6.15pm.

A spokesman said he had been severely trapped in the wreckage and had been taken with leg injuries to the Borders General Hospital.

A woman was treated at the scene by paramedics but did not require to be taken to hospital.