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Woman dead in Motherwell after car mounts footpath

Crash scene
Image caption The crash happened near the train station in Motherwell town centre

A woman has died and two other people have been injured after a car mounted a footpath in Motherwell.

Police said it appeared that a man had become unwell while driving his car along the North Lanarkshire town's Muir Street at about 1040 BST on Monday.

The car hit two parked cars, mounted a footpath and struck two pedestrians, one of whom died at the scene.

The driver and a woman are being treated for their injuries at Wishaw General Hospital.

Emergency services and crash investigators from Strathclyde Police are at the scene.

The road has been closed and diversions put in place.

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