Glasgow & West Scotland

Woman, 83, struck by vehicle dies

An 83-year-old woman has died after being struck by a car in North Lanarkshire.

The victim was crossing Kirk Road in Wishaw when she was hit by a Daewoo Matiz at about 17:05 on Saturday.

She was taken by ambulance to Wishaw General Hospital but died a few hours later.

Strathclyde Police said the 80-year-old female driver of the Matiz was uninjured but was left very shaken by the incident.

Police are appealing for witnesses.

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