An elderly woman needed hospital treatment after she was knocked over in a hit-and-run as she crossed the road.

The 87-year-old was struck by a vehicle, thought to be a blue BMW 1 series car, at around 7.40am in Hospital Street, Dundee.

The driver of the car did not stop and continued driving along Hospital Street towards Clepington Road.

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The woman was taken to Ninewells Hospital in Dundee for treatment to head and hip injuries.

Police Scotland appealed for information about the incident.

The car had a registration number beginning ST59 and might have damage to its front or bonnet as a result of the collision.