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Pensioner, 75, hit by car and killed in Glasgow

Junction of Farmington Gardens and Farmington Avenue in Shettleston, Glasgow (Picture: Google)

A 75-year-old woman has died after being hit by a car in Glasgow.

Emergency services rushed to the scene near the junction of Farmington Gardens and Farmington Avenue in the Shettleston area of the city.

Despite their efforts, the pensioner was pronounced dead, and the road was shut for around for hours.

Police said the incident, which happened at around 6.50pm on Saturday, involved a white Mercedes.

Sergeant Chris Hoggans paid tribute to the victim and appealed for witnessed of the crash to come forward.

He said: ‘Our thoughts are with the family and friends of the woman who has died.

‘Our inquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances surrounding the crash.

‘I would like to speak to anyone who was in the area around this time and may have seen what happened.

‘I am also appealing for anyone with relevant dashcam or CCTV footage to get in touch on 101, quoting incident 3546 of 3 June 2023.’

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Junction of Farmington Gardens and Farmington Avenue in Shettleston, Glasgow (Picture: Google)

A 75-year-old woman has died after being hit by a car in Glasgow.

Emergency services rushed to the scene near the junction of Farmington Gardens and Farmington Avenue in the Shettleston area of the city.

Despite their efforts, the pensioner was pronounced dead, and the road was shut for around for hours.

Police said the incident, which happened at around 6.50pm on Saturday, involved a white Mercedes.

Sergeant Chris Hoggans paid tribute to the victim and appealed for witnessed of the crash to come forward.

He said: ‘Our thoughts are with the family and friends of the woman who has died.

‘Our inquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances surrounding the crash.

‘I would like to speak to anyone who was in the area around this time and may have seen what happened.

‘I am also appealing for anyone with relevant dashcam or CCTV footage to get in touch on 101, quoting incident 3546 of 3 June 2023.’

Got a story? Get in touch with our news team by emailing us at webnews@metro.co.uk. Or you can submit your videos and pictures here.

For more stories like this, check our news page.

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