Glasgow & West Scotland

Woman, 79, dies after being struck by car in Viewpark

Old Edinburgh Road in Uddingston Image copyright Google
Image caption Ms McGinnes was struck by a car on Old Edinburgh Road, near its junction with Langside Avenue

A 79-year-old woman has died after being struck by a car as she crossed a road in North Lanarkshire.

Margaret McGinnes was hit by a blue Vauxhall Astra on Old Edinburgh Road in Viewpark, near Uddingston, at 09:30 on Friday.

Emergency crews attended and Ms McGinnes was taken to Wishaw General Hospital where she later died.

Policed have appealed to anyone who saw the Astra in the area around the time to contact them.

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