Man struck by car in Johnstone hit and run rushed to hospital in serious condition

The man was hit by the car on Thorn Brae in Johnstone.
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A man has been left seriously injured after being struck by a car in a Johnstone hit and run.

The 34-year-old man was hit by a Silver VW Polo at around 12.30am today (Saturday, June 8) on Thorn Brae. The driver failed to stop after the crash.

The man was rushed to hospital, where his condition is described as serious. Police Scotland has now launched an investigation following the incident.

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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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