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Boy in critical condition after being hit by car in Crookston

Barrhead Road in Crookston Image copyright Google
Image caption The boy was struck as he was crossing Barrhead Road

A 15-year-old boy is in a critical condition in hospital after being struck by a car in the Crookston area of Glasgow.

The teenager was crossing Barrhead Road, near its junction with Croookston Road, when the accident happened at about 18:40 on Thursday.

He is currently being treated for serious injuries at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital.

The 41-year-old driver of the Ford Fiesta involved was uninjured.

Police have appealed for witnesses.

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