Man in 'serious' condition in hospital after hit-and-run in Scots town

A man has been seriously injured after being struck by a car in a hit-and-run in a Scots town.

Officers from Police Scotland are appealing for witnesses after a man was hit by a car that fled the scene in Johnstone, Renfrewshire earlier today.

The incident occurred on Thorn Brae at around 12.30am on Saturday, 8 June.

A 34-year-old man was rushed to hospital after being hit by a Silver VW Polo, which failed to stop. He remains in hospital where his condition is described as serious.

Detective Inspector Russell Paton said: “Our enquiries to establish the full circumstances are ongoing and we are appealing to anyone with information to contact police.

“We also ask anyone who may have private CCTV or dashcam footage of the area at the time to come forward.

“Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting incident 0140 of 8 June, 2024. Alternatively, Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555 111, where anonymity can be maintained.”

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