Bo'ness woman, 57, hit by lorry dies in hospital, police confirm

A woman who was hit by a lorry in Bo'ness has died in hospital.

Jane Paterson, 57, was struck by a vehicle in South Street last Wednesday morning.

Emergency service crews were called to the scene around 8.45am.

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The road had been shut at the time for resurfacing work.

A woman has died from her injuries after she was hit by a lorry in South Street, Bo'ness last Wednesday. Picture: Michael Gillen.

A 46-year-old man who was driving the truck was arrested over the incident.

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Police have confirmed the woman succumbed to the injuries she sustained and died at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh this morning.

A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: “We can confirm that Jane Paterson, from Bo’ness, who was injured in a road crash on South Street in Bo’ness on Wednesday, September 8, 2021, has died within the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh today, Monday, September 13, 2021.

“Her family is aware. A report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.

“A 46-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident. Enquiries are ongoing.”

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