Man Knocked Down Deliberately in Hamilton

22 March 2019, 17:10 | Updated: 22 March 2019, 17:13

merseyside police

A man's been knocked down in Hamilton in an incident police are treating as attempted murder.

Around 11.20pm on Thursday, 21st March, a 38 year old man was walking along Burnhouse Crescent when a silver Range Rover deliberately drove at him, knocking him down.

The vehicle then made off at speed along Neilsland Road, before disappearing out of sight.

Emergency services attended and the victim was taken to Hairmyres Hospital for treatment to serious leg injuries. His condition is described as stable.

Detective Sergeant Ronnie Douglas from Cambuslang CID said: "I would appeal to anyone who was in the area of Burnhouse Crescent or Neilsland Road last night and either witnessed the incident, or noticed a silver Range Rover driving erratically, to please get in touch.

"I would also urge any motorists with dashcams who were in the vicinity to check their footage in case they have captured anything which could be of significance.

"Anyone with information is asked to contact Cambuslang CID via 101, quoting incident number 4536 of Thursday 21 March 2019. Alternatively you can call CRIMESTOPPERS on 0800 555 111 where details can be given in confidence."