A 78-year-old woman has been knocked down and killed in a collision on Arran.

The incident happened yesterday afternoon at around 3.50pm.

A red Citreon car hit the elderly woman on Mid Mayish Road in Brodick.

Emergency services attended but sadly she was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police are appealing for information following the fatal road crash on the island.

A full report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

Sergeant Stewart Taylor, of the Road Policing Unit, said: “Enquiries into the circumstances surrounding this incident are ongoing and we are encouraging anyone with any information to get in contact with officers.

“There were a number of passers-by at the time and we are asking anyone who may have witnessed the incident to contact police.

“If you were in the area at the time or have any potential dashcam or CCTV footage that could assist with our investigation, I would urge that you get in touch.”

Police can be contacted on 101 quoting incident number 2647 of 19/09/20.