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Police launch appeal after Lanarkshire OAP hit by car in horror accident

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Police are appealing are information after an OAP was struck by a car in a horror crash yesterday morning.

Around 7.50am, a black Renault Clio was traveling north on Stuart Street, East Kilbride, near the Village Inn, when it struck a man crossing the road.

Emergency Services attended and the 80-year old pedestrian was taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital with serious injuries.

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The road was closed for a number of hours as crash scene investigators examined the site.

Sergeant Andrew Shearer told Lanarkshire Live : "From our enquiries, we know that there were several people in the area who were in the area at the time of the incident and I would urge these people to contact us as their information could prove vital.

"I would also ask any motorists with dash cam devices to check their footage as they may have captured images which would assist us in establishing the full circumstances of what has happened."

Anyone with information is asked to call Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident number 0428 of Wednesday, 24 November, 2021.

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