Elderly woman in hospital after being knocked down by car 

An 81-year-old woman was taken to hospital following the crash on Wednesday afternoon.

Elderly woman taken to Ninewells Hospital after being knocked down by car on Brook Street in Broughty Ferry STV News
The road was closed for a period of time.

An elderly woman is in hospital after she was hit by a car on Wednesday afternoon.

Police were called to reports of a crash between a car and a pedestrian on Brook Street in Broughty Ferry shortly after 4.40pm.

Officers confirmed that an 81-year-old woman was taken by ambulance to Ninewells Hospital in Dundee.

Her condition is not currently known.

A police cordon was in place following the incident
A police cordon was in place following the incident

A police cordon was put up while officers carried out enquiries and the road was closed following the incident.

It is understood that the road has now reopened.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Officers were called to reports of a crash involving a car and a pedestrian on Brook Street, Broughty Ferry around 4.40pm on Wednesday, August 3, 2022. 

“An 81-year-old woman has been taken by ambulance to Ninewells Hospital. 

“The road is currently closed while enquiries are carried out.”