Police hunt driver after man struck by car left fighting for life

The 41-year-old was hit by the vehicle in Airdrie on Thursday evening.

Police hunt driver after man struck by car left fighting for life SNS Group

A man is fighting for his life in hospital after being struck by a car in Lanarkshire. 

At around 5.35pm on Thursday, a 41-year-old man was hit by on Forrest Street, near to its junction with Colston Road, in Airdrie.

The man was taken to Monklands Hospital, before getting transferred to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow, where his injuries are described as life threatening.

Police are now looking to trace the driver involved with the incident.

Sergeant Craig McDonald, of Motherwell road policing unit, said: “Our enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances of the crash.

“We are particularly keen to speak to the driver of the car involved, who did stop at the scene, but has not yet spoken to officers.

“I am asking anyone who may have witnessed the crash or was in the area around the time of the crash to get in touch.

“I would also ask if there are any other motorists with possible dashcam footage or anyone with information that may help with our investigation to contact police.

“Police can be contacted on 101, quoting incident number 2737 of 10 February.”

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