An elderly retiree was gravely injured in a hospital in Walls, Shetland, after a vehicle struck them.
The incident occurred on the night of Tuesday, 18th August, when the pensioner was struck by a car whilst crossing a street in the village.
The pensioner was subsequently taken to the Gilbert Bain Hospital, where they were treated for serious injuries.
The Shetland Police Force has launched an investigation into the collision, and are appealing for any witnesses to come forward with any information they may have.
The pensioner remains in hospital, where their condition is described as serious.
The Shetland Police Force has implored any members of the public who may have witnessed the incident to come forward with any information that might assist their investigation.
Anybody with pertinent information is encouraged to contact the Shetland Police Force’s incident room at 01595 69 2681, or call anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
The solemn incident is another reminder of the importance of road safety, and the Shetland Police Force has urged all drivers to remain vigilant and courteous on the roads.