Woman left fighting for life after being struck by car as man arrested

Officers were called to Gauze Street in Paisley at around 9.30pm on Friday, December 30.

Woman left fighting for life after being struck by car in Paisley as man arrested © Google Maps 2023

A woman has been left fighting for her life after being struck by a car in Paisley.

Police were called to Gauze Street at Smithhills Street, at around 9.30pm on Friday December 30, after receiving reports that a 26-year-old woman and a 27-year-old man were struck by a Seat Ibiza car.

Emergency services attended and the woman was taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital where staff describe her condition as critical.

The man was not taken to hospital.

The driver of the car, a 20-year-old man, was arrested in connection with the incident and later released pending further enquiries.

Sergeant Kenny Maleney of the Road Policing Unit said: “Enquiries are continuing into this crash and I would appeal for any witnesses who have not yet spoken to police, to contact us.

“I am also keen to obtain any dashcam from that area around the time of the crash.

“Anyone with information should contact officers through 101 with incident number 1464 of December 30.”

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