An 83-year-old woman is in a critical condition after being struck by a car in Fife.
Police revealed the pensioner sustained “several serious injuries” in the incident in Methil on Saturday.
It is understood the woman was walking on the town’s Wellesley Road near to the junction with Patterson Street when she was struck around 12.30pm.
The car involved in the collision was a silver Hyundai i20.
Paramedics from the Scottish Ambulance Service attended and treated the woman at the scene.
She was taken to the Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy, where she remains in a critical condition.
The driver of the Hyundai was uninjured.
The road was temporarily closed while initial inquiries were conducted and was reopened around an hour later.
Officers are currently investigating and are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident to come forward.
Police Sergeant James Henry of Fife Division’s Road Policing Unit said: “We are currently investigating this collision and we are eager to speak to anyone who may have witnessed it.
“I would ask that anyone who was on Wellesley Road around 12.30pm on Saturday, November 5, and has information that can assist our inquiries, to come forward and get in touch with us immediately.”
Those with information can contact Police Scotland on 101 or anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.