POLICE have issued an appeal following a serious crash involving a bin lorry and an 11-year-old girl in the Borders.

The girl was airlifted to the Royal Hospital for Children in Edinburgh after the incident near Gordon on Wednesday (January 31).

Her condition was described as "critical".

The crash happened at around 8.05am on the A6105 near a junction with an 'unclassified local road'.

The occupants of the bin lorry were uninjured, say police.

Inspector Ross Drummond said: "Our enquiries into this collision are ongoing and we are keen to speak to the drivers of other vehicles which were travelling on the A6105 at the time.

"We would also ask anyone who may have dashcam footage that captures the vehicle or the pedestrian involved prior to the collision happening to contact police."

Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland via 101 quoting incident number 0574 of January 31, 2024.