Police in Fife have confirmed they are treating an incident which saw a woman hit by a motorbike in Methil in the early hours of Saturday as attempted murder.
Officers were called to the scene in Kirkland Walk at 1.42am following a report that a motorbike had struck a pedestrian.
Paramedics treated the 45-year-old victim, who was conscious and breathing, at the scene before taking her to Kirkcaldy’s Victoria Hospital with serious injuries to her leg.
It is understood the woman has undergone surgery over the weekend and is expected to make a full recovery.
Detective Inspector Christopher Mill, of Levenmouth CID, said: “We are following up a positive line of enquiry after a woman was seriously injured after being struck by a motorcycle on August 10 in the Methil area.
“The collision appears to have been intentional and we are treating the matter as attempted murder.
“We would urge anyone who may have witnessed and incident or who may have any information to get in touch as a matter of urgency.”
Police could be seen back at the scene at the corner of Methil Brae and Kirkland Walk on Sunday afternoon, with the collision investigation team carrying out investigations.
No-one has been charged in connection with the incident, although police confirmed that the bike in question had been recovered at the scene.
Anyone who may have seen what happened should contact Police Scotland on 101.
Alternatively, information can be reported anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.