Woman dead and another injured after being hit by lorry
The victim and another female pedestrian were struck by the vehicle in East Main Street, Broxburn.
A woman has died after being struck by a lorry in West Lothian.
The victim and another female pedestrian were hit by the vehicle in East Main Street, Broxburn, at around 11.20am on Friday.
The Scottish Ambulance Service sent two ambulances, a trauma team and a special operations response to the scene.
One woman was pronounced dead at the scene. The other casualty has been taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary.
A Police Scotland spokesperson said: "Police in West Lothian responded to East Main Street, Broxburn, on Friday, April 5 following a serious road collision.
"The incident happened around 11.20am and involved two female pedestrians and a lorry.
"One woman was sadly pronounced dead at the scene and the second was taken to the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary with injuries which are not currently thought to be serious.
"Emergency services remain in attendance and the road is closed in both directions."
A Scottish Ambulance Service spokesperson added: "We received a call at 11.21am on Friday, April 5 to attend an incident on East Main Street, Broxburn.
"We dispatched two ambulances, our trauma team and special operations response to the scene and one patient was taken to hospital."
Following the road closure, First Buses warned commuters that diversions had been put in place.
Posting on Twitter, they stated: "Due to a serious RTA on Main Street, Broxburn, the police have closed the road.
"Our services are being diverted via A89 and returning on route via Blyth Road to the fire station.
"We apologise but this is outwith our control."
It is understood that the lorry involved was part of Stonepack Ltd's fleet.
The company declined to comment about the incident, but stated: "Our sympathies are with the families of those injured."