85-year-old man dies in hospital after being struck by car

Police confirmed that the 85-year-old man died on Saturday, January 20.

85-year-old man dies in hospital after being struck by car in Dumbarton Getty Images

An elderly man has died after being struck by a car in West Dunbartonshire.

Officers were called to High Street in Dumbarton on Thursday around 12.50pm.

The 85-year-old man was crossing the street, when he was struck by a Vauxhall Mokka being driven by a 76-year-old man.

Emergency services attended the scene and the pedestrian was taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow.

Police confirmed that the 85-year-old man died on Saturday, January 20.

Officers have urged anyone with information about the incident to come forward.

Sergeant Archie McGuire said: “Our thoughts are with the family and friends of the man who died.

“As our enquiries continue to establish the circumstances surrounding this crash, I would urge any witnesses or anyone with information to come forward.

“If you were in the area of High Street or Bridge Street around the time of the crash, or if you have any dashcam footage, please contact us as soon as possible.

“Anyone with information should contact 101 quoting incident number 1366 of January 18.”

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