Scotland

Man dies after being hit by car

A 74-year-old man has died after being hit by a car in West Lothian, police have said.

The pedestrian, who has not been named, was struck by a blue BMW on the southbound carriageway of the A899 in Livingston at about 1750 GMT on Monday.

Police are appealing to anyone who may have seen the man preparing to cross the road.

Officers said the pedestrian sustained fatal injuries and the road was closed for about three hours.