Glasgow & West Scotland

Elderly man hit by truck in north of Glasgow

Balmore Road accident scene
Image caption The incident happened on Balmore Road in the north of Glasgow

Police have closed a major route in the north of Glasgow after an elderly man was hit by a truck.

Initial reports suggested that the pedestrian was struck on Balmore Road, close to its junction with Mansion Street, at about 13:40.

The road has been closed between Closeburn Street and Bilsland Drive.

Drivers have been warned that the closure may be in place for some time and are advised to seek an alternative route for their journey.

Image caption Balmore Road has been closed while police investigate the incident

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