Person hit by lorry in Scots town centre as roads shut down

A town center was closed after a person was hit by a truck.

Mercy crews raced towards the High Street in Lanark, Lanarkshire this afternoon.

A person was hit by a car on Lanark High Street


A person was hit by a car on Lanark High StreetPhoto credit: Google Maps
The police blocked the street


The police blocked the streetPhoto credit: Getty

The person was hit by the large vehicle around 2:50 p.m.

Police officers blocked the busy road in both directions.

While the emergency services are processing the incident, diversions are also planned.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: “At around 2.50pm on Monday 3 July 2023, police received a report of an accident involving a lorry and a pedestrian on the High Street in Lanark.

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“Emergency services are on scene and the High Street has been closed in both directions, diversions have been put in place.”

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Edmuns DeMars

Edmund DeMarche is a USTimesPost U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Edmund DeMarche joined USTimesPost in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing

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