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Woman (57) suffers 'life-changing injuries' in accident with lorry in Inverness

By Andrew Dixon

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A 57-year-old woman has suffered "life-changing injuries" after being hit by a lorry in Inverness yesterday afternoon.

She has been transferred to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary after being taken to Raigmore Hospital and remains in a serious condition.

The woman was walking along Southside Road and crossing onto Crown Street when she was hit by a white Mercedes lorry, which was turning into Crown Street.

Police are appealing for information from the public.

Sergeant Kate Park said: “This woman has sustained life-changing injuries and it is vital we find out the full circumstance surrounding this incident.

“We are appealing for anyone who was in the area at the time, or anyone who has businesses or property nearby with personal security cameras.

“Anyone who saw the lorry prior to the incident is also asked to get in touch with police. We urge you to come forward.

"In particular, we are keen to speak to the driver of a silver pick-up truck who was directly behind the lorry in Southside Road, prior to the lorry turning into Crown Street."

The road was closed for around five hours while enquiries were carried out.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Police on 101, quoting incident number 1267 of Friday, March 12.

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