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Paraglider in hospital after crash-landing in school playground

The incident happened in Innerleithen in the Scottish Borders on Sunday.

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The man was taken by ambulance to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh (Niall Carson/PA)

The man was taken by ambulance to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh (Niall Carson/PA)

The man was taken by ambulance to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh (Niall Carson/PA)

A paraglider is in hospital after crashing into a school playground.

The man crash-landed at St Ronan’s Primary School in Innerleithen in the Scottish Borders on Sunday at about 3.40pm, police said.

A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: “Emergency services attended and a 59-year-old man was taken by ambulance to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh where medical staff describe his condition as stable.

“Inquiries into the circumstances are ongoing.”

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