Glasgow woman fighting for life after mobility scooter struck by car in horror crash

The road was closed by police
-Credit: (Image: Sammy Johnston)

A 58-year-old woman is fighting for her life after a horror crash involving her mobility scooter and a car on Friday (June 28) afternoon.

Emergency services scrambled to Main Street in the Baillieston area at around 2pm. The crash is understood to have taken place between Church Street and Edinburgh Road.

The woman, who was on her mobility scooter when she was hit, was taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital for treatment where her condition has been described as critical.

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The 77-year-old male driver of the car, a white Ford Fiesta, was also taken to hospital for treatment to minor injuries.

The road was closed for around five hours. Police Scotland say enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances of the crash and have appealed for anyone with information to come forward.

The crash involved a car and mobile scooter
The crash involved a car and mobile scooter -Credit:Sammy Johnston

Sergeant Chris Hoggans said: “I would ask anyone who may have witnessed the crash, or who may have dash-cam footage, and has not yet spoken to or provided this information to officers, to contact us as soon as possible.”

Anyone with information is urged to contact Police Scotland on 101 quoting reference 1895 of 28 June, 2024.

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