Collision forces street closure

A COLLISION between a car and a pedestrian at about 10 a.m. today (Friday), has closed the north-bound carriageway of Montrose High Street as ambulance personnel tend the injured person.

The accident occurred opposite the junction with New Wynd.

There are as yet no details of the casualty, who was being kept warm with blankets and a sleeping bag, but he or she was seen to be moving.

It is thought that the road will re-open when the casualty has been taken to hospital.

UPDATE 10.40 a.m.: Street has now fully re-opened.