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Pensioner hit by car at crossing


A 79-year-old woman was taken to hospital after she was hit by a car at a pedestrian crossing.

The “serious road crash” happened last Wednesday, December 15, on the A725 around 6.10pm.

Police officers say the elderly woman was hit by a silver Peugeot 208 as she crossed at Coatbank Street, near to its junction with Faraday retail park.

The woman was taken to Wishaw General before being transferre­d to the Queen Elizabeth hospital in Glasgow where staff describe her condition as “serious but stable”.

The 42-year-old male driver of the car was uninjured.

Anyone with any informatio­n in relation to the accident, or who may have dash-cam footage, should contact police on 101.

Informatio­n can be left anonymousl­y via Crimestopp­ers on 0800 555 111.

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