Man Arrested for Hit n Run

A man has been charged after an incident leaving a Blantyre pedestrian fighting for his life in hospital.

Emergency crews promptly attended the scene at Anderson Gardens in the Village, Blantyre after the alarm was raised at around 7.40am on Friday, May 29.

The 47-year-old pedestrian was rushed to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow where he is being treated for life threatening injuries. Police launched a murder bid probe after a horror motor incident.

And they have confirmed in a statement that a 37-year-old has been arrested and charge in connection with the alleged incident.

A spokesperson said: “A 37 year-old man has now been arrested and charged in connection with an alleged incident.”

A full report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.”

Speaking last weekend, Detective Sergeant Laura Sands, of Lanarkshire CID, said: “Although this happened early in the morning, I would ask that if anyone noticed a car matching this description or any suspicious activity in the area to contact police.


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