A 75-year-old woman who was struck by a quad bike in Knightswood has died.

The woman was walking along the pavement of Millbrix Avenue around 3.10pm on Saturday, July 13, when the red Honda quad bike mounted the kerb and hit her.

Emergency services raced to the area but the woman died at the scene.

Police closed the road for nearly five hours while they carried out enquiries.

A 23-year-old man was arrested in connection with the incident and released pending further enquiries, said officers.

Sergeant Nikki Taylor, Glasgow road policing unit, said: “We are appealing for anyone who may have been in the Knightswood area yesterday afternoon and saw a quad bike being driven so we can establish exactly what happened here.

"We know there was a white van in the street at the time of the incident and we would appeal to the driver to get in touch as they may have vital information.

“You may also have dash-cam or home CCTV that can help us, please look back. We urge you to get in touch.”

Anyone with any information should contact police via 101, quoting incident number 2717 of Saturday, July 13. Alternatively contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.