Children hurt in smash near Penicuik

Two children, aged five and eight, were taken to hospital after a car crashed into an electricity pole near Penicuik.

Their 40-year-old mother was also taken to hospital for checks, while their 39-year-old father was unhurt.

The incident took place at about 10pm on December 27 on the A702, one mile north of Carlops.

Fire service crews from Penicuk and West Linton attended the scene.

Read full story in the January 3 edition of the Midlothian Advertiser.