Glasgow & West Scotland

Man dies after being hit by bin lorry in Glasgow

A man has died after being hit by a bin lorry in Glasgow City Centre.

The 71-year-old was struck at about 11:15 in Holm Street near to Wellington Street.

He was taken by ambulance to Glasgow Royal Infirmary where he died a short time later.

Police said the area would have been busy at the time and appealed for witnesses to come forward. A report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.

Pc Elaine Hamilton from Strathclyde Police said: "The area is overlooked by both residential and commercial properties and it is possible that someone may have seen or heard something that will assist us with our enquiries."

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