Police have named a woman who died after being hit by a van in Oban.
Margaret Smith was taken to hospital after being knocked down in the Soroba Road area of the town at about 6.30pm last night.
The 69-year-old was pronounced dead a short time later.
The male driver of the Citroen Berlingo was uninjured.
We appealing for witnesses after a female pedestrian, 69, died following a road crash in Oban.
The incident happened around 6.30pm on Thurs, 21 Jan on Soroba Road.
— Oban Police (@ObanPol) January 22, 2021
Police are now appealing for any information that can assist with their inquiries.
Sergeant Alister Johnson, of the roads policing unit, said: “Our thoughts are with this woman’s family and friends.
“We are carrying out inquiries to establish the full circumstances which led to this incident and would urge anyone who may be able to help to get in touch.
“In particular we would be keen to speak to anyone who may have dashcam footage from the area yesterday evening.”
Information can be passed to police by calling 101.