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Woman dies after being hit by taxi in Greenock

Joan Crilly Image copyright Police Scotland
Image caption Joan Crilly, from the Greenock area, was married with two children

A 69-year-old woman has died after being seriously injured when she was hit by private hire vehicle as she crossed a road in Greenock.

Joan Crilly was struck by a Skoda Octavia car on Campbell Street at about 16:05 on 22 December.

She was taken to Inverclyde Royal Hospital then later transferred to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital.

She died on Wednesday as a result of her injuries. The 73-year-old car driver was uninjured.

Officers have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

Mrs Crilly was married and had two children, police said.

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