Man injured after truck rolls down embankment

The fire crews went to the aid of the man after his vehicle rolled down the embankment

A MAN has been injured after his 4×4 rolled down an embankment after skidding on icy roads.

The incident happened near Peebles just before 6am.

The 23-year-old’s Unimog truck left the A703, approximately one mile north of the Borders town, and rolled down the 20ft verge.

Fire crews from Lothian and Borders Fire and Rescue came to the aid of the man and he was taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary.

The road was temporarily closed to traffic between Peebles and Leadburn but has since reopened.