Pedestrian seriously injured after being struck by car

A 50-year-old man was taken to Ninewells Hospital following crash in Perth on Saturday.

Pedestrian taken to Ninewells Hospital with serious injuries after being struck by car in Perth iStock
Police are investigating after a pedestrian was hit by a car in Perth.

A 50-year-old man has been seriously injured after being struck by a car in Perth.

He was taken to Ninewells Hospital in Dundee following the incident on the city’s Crieff Road at around 2.30pm on Saturday.

Police closed the road for around two hours but it has since re-opened.

The driver of the car, a silver Renault Megane, was not injured.

Sergeant Steve Livesey, of Tayside Road Policing Unit, said: “Our enquiries into this incident are ongoing and I would urge anyone who has information, which hasn’t been passed to police yet, to come forward.

“In particular, we would be keen to speak to anyone who may have dashcam footage from the area at the time.

“Anyone with information is asked to call Police Scotland via 101, quoting incident number 1897 of Saturday, 9 April, 2022.”