Police have launched an appeal for dashcam footage after a metal suspension part smashed through the windscreen of a car on the A90 in Angus, seriously injuring a passenger.
It has emerged the woman was hit by a leaf spring which came through the front of the SUV in which she was travelling on the southbound A90 near Brechin on Sunday morning.
The victim remains seriously ill in Ninewells Hospital following the incident, which resulted in the dual carriageway being closed for more than an hour and a half.
The 47-year-old was travelling in a silver VW Amorak which was on the Brechin bypass near the B966 Keithock junction when the suspension leaf came through the screen around 10.50am.
A helicopter was reported to be at the scene but the woman taken by ambulance to Ninewells Hospital with serious injuries.
Constable Derek Miller, of Dundee Road Policing Unit, said: “The woman sustained serious injuries as a result of this incident.
“I am appealing for anyone who may have been driving in the area or may have dashcam footage that could assist with our investigation to contact police.”
Anyone with information should contact police on 101, quoting incident 1512 of August 2.