A90: Woman seriously injured after freak motorway accident near Brechin

The 47-year-old was taken to hospital following the incident.

A woman has been left seriously injured after a car part smashed through her windscreen and hit her on a busy Scottish road.

The 47-year-old was taken to Ninewells hospital after the accident, which happened on the A90 near Brechin at around 10.50am on Sunday, August 2.

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The main road southbound was closed for about an hour while emergency services dealt with the incident.

Near Brechin on A90 where the accident happened

Officers have launched an investigation and are asking for witnesses to the crash to come forward.

Constable Derek Miller, of Dundee Road Policing Unit, said: “The woman sustained serious injuries as a result of this incident. I am appealing for anyone who may have been driving in the area or may have dashcam footage that could assist with our investigation to contact police.

“Anyone with information should contact police on 101, quoting incident 1512 of 2 August.”

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