21-year-old charged with attempted murder after man struck by car in Whitburn

The incident happened at Glebe Road, at the junction with Jubilee Road.
The incident happened at Glebe Road, at the junction with Jubilee Road.

A 21-year-old man has been charged following an attempted murder in Whitburn.

The incident happened around 7pm on Saturday September 1 in Glebe Road, at the junction with Jubilee Road.

A 31-year-old man sustained various significant injuries after being struck by a Fiat Punto.

He was taken to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh for treatment and subsequently released from hospital.

As a result of inquiries conducted by Livingston CID, the male was arrested on Wednesday 3rd October and and held in custody to appear at Livingston Sheriff Court the following day.

A 47-year-old man and 43-year-old woman were also charged with attempting to pervert the course of justice. The man is due in court on Thursday 4th October and the woman will appear at a later date.