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Elderly pedestrian hit by car in serious condition

The accident happened next to the mini roundabout on Lochfield Road Credit: PA

An 82-year-old woman is in a serious condition in hospital after being struck by a car and knocked to the ground.

It happened at around 11am on Sunday 11 February in Dumfries.

The driver of the silver Vauxhall Astra involved stopped at the scene and the woman was taken to Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary.

Police are now looking for any other independent witnesses.

People 'trapped in houses'

A cyclist from Shawhead is claiming that the weather is trapping people in their houses.

Sally Hinchliffe believes not enough is being done to clear pathways for cyclists and pedestrians.