Bo'ness crash: Woman suffers 'life-threatening' injuries after being hit by lorry
A woman has suffered “life-threatening injuries” after being struck by a lorry in Bo’ness.
The victim, 57, was rushed to hospital following the collision, which took place this morning in South Street.
A man who was driving the vehicle has been arrested over the incident.
The road was shut at the time for resurfacing work carried out by Falkirk Council.
A Police Scotland spokesman said: “Police received a report of a woman having been struck by a lorry on South Street in Bo’ness around 8.45am.
“The 57-year-old woman has been taken to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh with life-threatening injuries.
“The male driver of the lorry has been arrested in connection with road traffic offences and enquiries are ongoing.”
A Scottish Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “We dispatched a critical care paramedic, two rapid response vehicles and an ambulance crew to the scene, and a female patient was transported to the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary.”
A council spokeswoman said: “We are assisting Police Scotland with their enquiries.”