Glasgow & West Scotland

Barrhead hit and run being treated as attempted murder

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Image caption Police are following a positive line of inquiry after the incident in Crossmill Avenue

Police are treating a hit and run in Barrhead as attempted murder.

Four people were injured after a man deliberately drove a Vauxhall car at them on Crossmill Avenue at 18.05 on Saturday.

The incident followed an altercation with the group.

Three men aged 29, 39 and 48 were taken to the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Paisley, as was a 41-year-old woman. The 39-year-old is still in hospital with serious injuries.

The other three people were released after treatment.

It is understood police are following a positive line of inquiry.