Man taken to hospital in critical condition after being hit by car

Police are appealing for information following the incident in Glasgow.

Man taken to Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in critical condition after being hit by car in Glasgow iStock

A man is in critical condition in hospital after being hit by a car in Glasgow.

The incident took place in the Kilmarnock Road area on Friday, March 4, at around 11.30pm.

A 59-year-old pedestrian was struck by a Ford Fiesta close to the junction with Holmbank Avenue.

He was taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital following the incident.

Meanwhile, a 30-year-old man, who was driving the car, was not injured.

Police have issued an appeal for information following the incident.

Sergeant Kenny Malaney, from the Greater Glasgow Road Policing Unit, said: “We’re appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident, or was in the area around that time and may have potential dashcam footage, to please come forward.

“If you believe you can assist our enquiries, please call 101, quoting incident 4320 of March 4.”