Glasgow & West Scotland

Woman, 89, dies after being hit by bus in Airdrie

An elderly woman has died after being knocked down as she crossed a road in Airdrie.

Martha Cowie, 89, was struck by a single decker bus as she crossed Stirling Street near to Broomknoll Street at about 1345 BST.

The Airdrie resident was taken to Monklands District General Hospital but died a short time later.

The bus driver was not hurt in the incident. Strathclyde Police have appealed to witnesses to contact them.

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