Glasgow & West Scotland

Pedestrian, 84, dies after being hit by van in Linwood

Abernethy Drive, Linwood Image copyright Google
Image caption The pensioner was hit on Abernethy Drive

An 84-year-old man has died in hospital after being hit by a van in Renfrewshire.

The pedestrian was crossing Abernethy Drive in Linwood when he was hit by a Vauxhall Combo at about 16:45 on Tuesday.

The man was taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow but died on Wednesday.

The 51-year-old man driving the van was uninjured. Police have urged witnesses to the incident to come forward.