A 49-year-old woman has died after being struck by a double-decker bus in Dundee.
The incident happened in Johnston Avenue just after 11am yesterday.
Police confirmed that the casualty, who has not been named, died several hours later in hospital.
The woman was treated at the scene of the incident by paramedics.
She was taken to Ninewells Hospital for further treatment having a suffered head injury.
Inquiries into the incident were launched yesterday, with the road closed at the junction with Strathmore Avenue until around 4pm.
A large police presence remained at the scene following the incident, with officers speaking to Xplore staff, businesses and eyewitnesses.
The front of the double-decker bus was cordoned off with police tape and traffic cones.
Resident Hazel Ferguson, 72, witnessed the incident.
She said: “I saw a police officer running past my window.
“I couldn’t tell if the person who had been hit by the bus was a man or a woman but they were at the front of the vehicle surrounded by people.
“When the ambulance arrived, it took them a while to drive away, so they must have been treating the person for a while in the back of the ambulance.”
A statement from Police Scotland read: “Tayside Division can confirm that a 49-year-old female pedestrian who suffered injuries as a result of a road traffic collision which happened at Johnston Avenue, Dundee yesterday has sadly died.
“Inquiries into the full set of circumstances of the incident are on-going and Tayside Division would appeal for anyone who may have information that could assist officers with their inquiries to contact Tayside Division on 101.
“As with all sudden deaths a report has been submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.”
An Xplore Dundee spokeswoman said: “Our thoughts are with the family and friends of the woman who has lost her life in this incident.
“We’re offering our support to them and to the driver involved.
“We are working closely with the police as they continue their investigation.”