Woman seriously injured after being struck by lorry

The 57-year-old suffered life-changing injuries in the incident.

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A woman has suffered life changing injuries after being struck by a lorry in the Highlands.

The 57-year-old was walking Southside Road in Inverness when she was hit by the white coloured Mercedes lorry, which was turning into Crown Street, just before 1pm on Friday.

Emergency services attended and the injured woman was taken to Raigmore Hospital before being transferred to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary where she remains in a serious condition.

Officers investigating the incident are now appealing for information.

Sergeant Kate Park, said: “This woman has sustained life changing injuries and it is vital we find out the full circumstance surrounding this incident.

“We are appealing for anyone who was in the area at the time, or anyone who has businesses or property nearby with personal security cameras.

“Anyone who saw the lorry prior to the incident is also asked to get in touch with police. We urge you to come forward.

“In particular we are keen to speak to the driver of a silver pickup truck who was directly behind the lorry on Southside Road, prior to the lorry turning into Crown Street.”

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Police via 101.