A PENSIONER has been hospitalised after an incident near a Scottish Christmas market. 

Glasgow's Ingram Street was closed off by emergency teams between Hanover Street and Queen Street at around 1.10pm on Wednesday.

The area is located near George Square where preparations are underway for the Winterfest Christmas market. 

The National:

Both unmarked and marked police cars were pictured on the scene investigating with ambulance teams. 

The force has now revealed that a pedestrian, an 82-year-old woman, was hit by a car. 

She was rushed to hospital and the road reopened at around 2.10pm.

The National:

Officers say they are investigating the incident. 

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 12.30pm on Wednesday, November 22, 2023, we were called to a report of a collision involving a car and a pedestrian on Ingram Street, Glasgow

"Emergency services attended and the pedestrian, an 82-year-old woman, was taken to hospital by ambulance.

"Enquiries are ongoing."

The National:

A Scottish Ambulance Service spokesperson said: "We received a call at 12.26pm today to attend an incident in Glasgow and transported one female patient in her 80s to Glasgow Royal Infirmary.”