A pedestrian has been seriously injured after she was hit by a car in a lay-by.

The 26-year-old woman was struck by a black Range Rover after she parked her blue Toyota Aygo in a lay-by on the northbound A9 near Auchterarder in Perthshire.

She was taken to Ninewells Hospital in Dundee where she is being treated for a serious injury to her left leg.

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Police Scotland appealed for information about the incident which happened at around 11.30pm yesterday.