Man taken to hospital after being struck by car in Inverurie

A man was taken to hospital this morning after being struck by a car in a north-east town.

High Street in Inverurie was closed for several hours after the incident occurred just before 7.30am.

Police and ambulance attended, and the road was shut between the roundabout at the town hall and Keithhall road. Diversions were put in place and it re-opened at around 10am.

A force spokeswoman said the male pedestrian has been taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

A Scottish Ambulance Services spokeswoman said: “We received a call at 0723 hours today to attend a road traffic collision on High Street, Inverurie.

“We dispatched two ambulances to the scene. One male patient was transported to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.”