Pensioner in hospital with serious injuries after being hit by car

The 77-year-old was hit by a black Vauxhall Corsa on Main Street in Fauldhouse on Monday afternoon.

Pensioner taken to hospital with serious injuries after being hit by car in Fauldhouse, West Lothian iStock

A pensioner has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after being hit by a car in West Lothian.

At around 3.35pm on Monday, a black Vauxhall Corsa crashed into the 77-year-old man in the Main Street area of Fauldhouse.

The pedestrian, who suffered serious injuries as a result, was taken to Edinburgh’s Royal Infirmary by ambulance where he remains. The driver of the car was uninjured following the collision.

Police closed the road in the area for around five hours to carry out investigations at the scene.

Road policing officers are now appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward to assist with enquiries.

Road policing inspector Stephen Quinn said: “I am appealing to anyone who was in the area at the time of the crash or who may have seen either the pedestrian or the vehicle prior to the incident to get in touch.

“I would also ask anyone with dashcam footage which may assist our investigation to contact us.

“Anyone with any information is urged to contact 101, quoting incident 2441 of September 5.”