78-year-old woman dies after being hit by car on Scottish island

A 78-year-old woman has died after she was hit by a car on an island road.

Sunday, 20th September 2020, 5:39 pm

The woman was on Mid Mayish Road in Brodick on the Isle of Arran when she was hit by a red Citroen car at about 3.50pm on Saturday.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Police are appealing for information about the incident.

The woman was on Mid Mayish Road in Brodick on the Isle of Arran when she was hit by a red Citroen car at about 3.50pm on Saturday.
The woman was on Mid Mayish Road in Brodick on the Isle of Arran when she was hit by a red Citroen car at about 3.50pm on Saturday.

Sergeant Stewart Taylor, of the Road Policing Unit, said: “Inquiries into the circumstances surrounding this incident are ongoing and we are encouraging anyone with any information to get in contact with officers.

“There were a number of passers-by at the time and we are asking anyone who may have witnessed the incident to contact police.

“If you were in the area at the time or have any potential dashcam or CCTV footage that could assist with our investigation, I would urge that you get in touch.”

Police said that a report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.

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