A pensioner has died after being struck by a quad bike believed to have mounted a kerb in Glasgow .

The 75-year-old woman was struck on Millbrix Avenue , in the Knightswood area of the city, when she was walking along the pavement on Friday at around 3.10pm.

Paramedics rushed to the scene, however the woman died at the scene after the incident involving a red Honda quad bike.

A 23 year-old man was arrested in connection with the incident and has been released pending further enquiries.

 

The residential road was closed for nearly five hours while cops carried out an investigation into the incident.

Officers from Police Scotland are now appealing for information regarding the death of the woman.

Sergeant Nikki Taylor, Glasgow Road Policing Unit, said: "We are appealing for anyone who may have been in the Knightswood area yesterday afternoon and saw a quad bike being driven so we can establish exactly what happened here.

"We know there was a white van in the street at the time of the incident and we would appeal to the driver to get in touch as they may have vital information.

"You may also have dash-cam or home CCTV that can help us, please look back. We urge you to get in touch."

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