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Teenager in critical condition after being hit by lorry 

Police have appealed for information after a 15-year-old boy was struck by an HGV.

Appeal: Police have appealed for information on the incident
Appeal: Police have appealed for information on the incident PA

A 15-year-old boy has been left in a critical condition after being hit by a lorry in Strathaven, Lanarkshire.

The incident happened on Townshead Street at around 9:25pm on Saturday.

The boy was taken by ambulance to Hairmyres Hospital in East Kilbride where he is being treated for his injuries.

Collision: The incident took place on Townhead Street
Collision: The incident took place on Townhead Street

Hospital staff described his condition as critical.

Police Scotland have appealed for anybody with information to contact them.

Sergeant Stuart Bell said:" Our investigation into this crash is continuing, and I would appeal to any witnesses to the crash to come forward.

"I would also like to hear from any drivers who were in the local area and have dash cam footage, in case they may have witnessed something vital to this enquiry."

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