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Woman rushed to hospital after being struck by car at Scots harbour

A woman has been rushed to hospital after being struck by a car near a Scots harbour.

Emergency crews raced to James Street in Peterhead, Aberdeenshire on Friday afternoon.

The alarm was raised just after 1pm when police received reports of a crash in the area.

Images shared by a local radio station show several police cars and an ambulance at the scene.

Officers sealed off the area while passers by watched on.

Worries locals took to social media claiming an ‘air ambulance’ hovered above the area before landing ‘near the Dolphin Cafe’ which sits in nearby Peterhead Harbour.

Officers later confirmed that there had been a crash involving a pedestrian and a car.

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The pedestrian, a woman, was rushed to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.

Police did not disclose the nature of the woman’s injuries, her current medical condition or her age.

No other details surrounding the nature of the incident were revealed.

James Street is a narrow, residential, one way street connecting Jamaica Street and Harbor Street, which directly faces Peterhead Harbour.

Police Scotland confirmed the incident to the Daily Record at around 3.30pm on Friday.

A force spokeswoman said: “We were called around 1.05pm on Friday, 28 January, to a report of crash in James Street, Peterhead, involving a pedestrian and a car.

“The pedestrian, a woman, has been taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary by the Scottish Ambulance Service.”

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