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Pedestrian seriously injured by car on A73 in Lanarkshire

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Image caption The man was struck while crossing the A73 near Thankerton

A 40-year-old man has been seriously injured after being hit by a car while crossing the road in South Lanarkshire.

The man sustained head injuries after being struck by a southbound Ford Kuga on the A73 at Sherifflats Road, Thankerton, at about 11:10 on Thursday.

He was taken by air ambulance to South Glasgow University Hospital.

The 71-year-old car driver was unhurt. The A73 at Sherifflats Road was closed for six hours after the incident. Police have appealed for witnesses.

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