Police officer seriously injured after being hit by car in Glasgow

A Police Scotland officer has been left seriously injured after being struck by a car in the east end of Glasgow.

Friday, 31st May 2019, 2:53 pm
A police officer was hit by a car in Glasgow. Stock image. Picture: PA

The collision took place at around 10.50am on London Road between Carmyle Avenue and Westhorn Drive.

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The constable had been responding to a separate report of a broken down vehicle when he was struck by a Vauxhall Corsa.

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A police officer was hit by a car in Glasgow. Stock image. Picture: PA

The officer has been taken by ambulance to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital for treatment.

He is understood to have sustained serious leg injuries.

A spokeswoman for Police Scotland said: "We received a report of a man being struck by a vehicle around 10.50am.

"Emergency services are in attendance and a section of the road has been closed."