Man dies after being hit repairing car in Glasgow

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A man has died and another is in serious condition in hospital after they were hit by a car while they were recovering a broken down vehicle.

They were in the process of recovering the vehicle in Scotland Street, Glasgow, when the collision happened at around 6.20pm yesterday.

The two men, aged 62 and 48, were taken to the city’s Southern General Hospital.

The 62-year-old died and the 48 year old man is in a serious but stable condition.

The driver of the BMW was not injured but was left badly shaken by the incident.

Police appealed for information about the collision which happened on the the westbound carriageway of Scotland Street, near to Shields Road and involved a Mercedes recovery vehicle.

The road was closed for several hours for crash scene investigations.

It is not yet known whether the man who died was a recovery worker or the driver of the broken down vehicle.


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