Pedestrian seriously hurt after being hit by car near pub
The incident happened near the Staging Post pub on Old Meldrum Road in Aberdeen.
A pedestrian has been seriously injured after being hit by a car outside a pub.
The incident happened near the Staging Post pub on Old Meldrum Road in Aberdeen at 7.30pm on Wednesday.
A man in his 50s was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary with serious injuries after being struck by a white Skoda Octavia.
Officers have arrested a 34-year-old man in connection with the incident.
The road was closed for eight hours while investigations were carried out.
Inspector Stewart Drummond said: "The area would have been busy at the time and we are urging anyone who was around to contact us.
"We have spoken to a number of people so far and will continue with this today.
"I'd like to thank the public for their patience with the road closure while we carried out necessary enquiries."