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Man 'critical' in Aberdeen after being hit by bus

Bus following accident Image copyright Brian Smith

A pedestrian has suffered "life-threatening" injuries after being struck by a bus in Aberdeen.

The accident - involving the man and a Stagecoach vehicle - took place on Union Street close to its junction with Holburn Street.

The emergency services were called to the scene at about 21:50 on Monday.

The 59-year-old man was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, where he was said to be in a "critical" condition. Police are appealing for witnesses.

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