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Elderly couple hit by car in East Kilbride

An elderly couple are in a serious condition in hospital after being hit by a car in South Lanarkshire.

The man, 86, and his 85-year-old wife, were struck by a Toyota Yaris while crossing Whitemoss Avenue, East Kilbride, at about 20:10 on Thursday.

They were taken to nearby Hairmyres Hospital where their conditions are described as serious but stable. The driver of the Toyota car was uninjured.

Police have appealed for witnesses to the crash to contact them.

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