Glasgow & West Scotland

Woman, 79, dies after being hit by car in Airdrie

A 79-year-old woman has died after being struck by a car as she was crossing a street in Airdrie in North Lanarkshire.

The incident occurred in Alexander Street at about 19:20 on Thursday.

Emergency services attended and she was taken to Monklands Hospital, where she later died.

The driver and two passengers in the car were uninjured. Police would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the incident.

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