Glasgow & West Scotland

Man dies after being struck by car in Blantyre

A man has died after being struck by a car in Lanarkshire early on Saturday.

The 59-year-old was crossing Glasgow Road in Blantyre at about 00:45 when he was hit by a car.

He was taken to Hairmyres Hospital in East Kilbride but died a short time later. The 18-year-old driver of the car and his two teenage passengers did not require medical treatment.

Police are continuing to investigate the crash and a full report will be sent to the procurator fiscal.