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Man fighting for his life after found injured in street

Injured man discovered by a member of the public in Lochgelly, Fife, on Sunday.

Lochgelly: He was taken to hospital in a critical condition.
Lochgelly: He was taken to hospital in a critical condition.

A man is fighting for his life after being found on a street with a serious head injury.

He was discovered by a member of the public on Dundas Street, Lochgelly, Fife, at 3am on Sunday.

The 23-year-old was taken to the Western General Hospital in Edinburgh in a critical condition.

Police are looking for the occupants of a dark Nissan Qashqaui which stopped near the Diamonds pub on Main Street.

Two pedestrians, both men, are also thought to have been in the area 30 minutes before the injured man was found.

The first was white, slim and had a black hoodie with the hood up, black knee-length shorts, white trainer socks and black trainers.

The second is white, of a larger build and was wearing a dark zip-up top with a lighter panel on the chest, dark trousers and was carrying a cream back pack.

Sergeant Kieran Marsh said: "At this time we have not been able to speak with the man to establish how he sustained his injuries and as such, we've got to keep an open mind as to all possibilities.

"With that in mind, we would ask anyone who believes they have information relevant to this investigation to contact police immediately.

"We know that an SUV and two male pedestrians were within the area prior to the man being found and all of these individuals are asked to get in touch to assist with our inquiries as they may have useful information that can help us determine what has happened."

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