Woman seriously injured after being hit by taxi in Aberdeen

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Tillydrove Avenue
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Police closed the road after the accident in Tillydrone Avenue

A 68-year-old woman has been seriously injured after she was hit by a car while crossing a road in Aberdeen.

The incident happened on Tillydrone Avenue, near the junction with Wingate Road, shortly before 06:30 on Thursday.

As a result of the collision the woman was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary where she is being treated for serious injuries.

The occupant of the blue Vauxhall Zafira taxi was uninjured. Police have appealed for witnesses.

Sgt Stuart Lawrence added: "I would also appeal to anyone who may have stopped at the scene, and who has not yet passed their details to police, to contact us.

"I would ask anyone who has any other information, including any dash cam footage that was taken in the area from around this time, to contact Police Scotland."