Elderly woman in critical condition after being hit by a Land Rover Discovery in Glasgow

The pensioner was crossing the road when she was struck by a vehicle.

An 83-year-old woman is in a critical condition after she was hit by a large car.

The pensioner was crossing Northgate Road near the junction with Acredyke Road in Glasgow when she was struck by a Land Rover Discovery travelling south at about 7.45am on Saturday.

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She was taken by ambulance to Glasgow Royal Infirmary where is currenly being treated for her serious injuries.

The pensioner was crossing Northgate Road near the junction with Acredyke Road when she was hit picture: Google pictures and JPI Media

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The driver of the Land Rover was not injured in the incident.

Sergeant Grant MacIver, of Glasgow Road Policing Unit, said: "Our inquiries are continuing to establish the full circumstances of what happened and I am appealing to anyone who may have seen anything to get in touch.

"In particular, I'm keen to hear from anyone who may have dashcam footage or who saw either the pedestrian or the car before the crash.

"Please call us on 101, quoting incident number 1044 of Saturday September 19."

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