A 22-year-old woman has died after being hit by a vehicle in North Lanarkshire on Sunday night.

The incident happened at about 11.45pm, on May 16, near Caldercruix on the A89 Airdrie Road close to the Woodside Road junction.

The pedestrian was struck by a vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene.

Detective Constable Lyndsay McKinnon, of Coatbridge CID, said: “This was a serious incident and our thoughts at this time are with the family and friends of the woman who lost her life.

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“Our inquiries into the cause of the crash are continuing and I would ask anyone who saw what happened, and has not yet spoken to officers, to come forward.

“We are particularly interested to speak to anyone who was on the A89 before the crash, and may have seen the deceased walking.”

Police Scotland said the road remains closed to allow investigations to be conducted.