Teenager dies a week after being hit by car

A TEENAGE girl has died in hospital over a week after she was knocked down by a car.

The 15-year-old received serious head injuries when she was hit by a Suzuki Alto vehicle while crossing Stewartfield Way with a friend in East Kilbride last Friday. The girl was taken to Hairmyres Hospital and later transferred to Glasgow Southern General for surgery. Police said she died yesterday morning. The 75-year-old man driving the car was uninjured. A report will be sent to the procurator fiscal.