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Woman hit by car in critical condition

The 38-year-old was struck by a vehicle as she crossed a road in Bellshill, North Lanarkshire.

Police are investigating after a woman was hit by a car (Joe Giddens/PA)
Police are investigating after a woman was hit by a car (Joe Giddens/PA)

A woman is in a critical condition in hospital after she was hit by a car.

The 38-year-old was crossing Orbiston Road, near to Hamilton Road in Bellshill, when she was struck by a red Vauxhall Astra at around 5.15pm on Sunday.

She was taken to Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow where medical staff described her condition as critical.

We would also ask anyone who may have dashcam footage and was on Orbiston Road or nearby last night to get in touch Sergeant Craig McDonald

Police are appealing for information about the incident in the North Lanarkshire town.

Sergeant Craig McDonald, from the divisional road policing unit, said: “We are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the incident to come forward and contact us.

“Our officers have spoken to a number of people, however we would appeal to anyone we have not spoken to to get in contact.

“We would also ask anyone who may have dashcam footage and was on Orbiston Road or nearby last night to get in touch.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact police via 101, quoting incident number 3045 of Sunday December 9 2018.

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