Man found lying on the floor in Dundee pronounced dead

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A man in hospital with a serious head injury after being found lying on a Dundee street has died.

The 67 year old male was found by a member of the public at 11pm last night, lying on the road at the junction of Mains Road and Bayne Square, in the Hilltown area of Dundee.

He had sustained a serious head injury and was taken to hospital. The man was initially helped by four members of the public, who looked after him in a nearby house.

A police statement said: “Witnesses are urgently sought to the incident, particularly a taxi driver who had to manoeuvre his vehicle around the injured male, along with the driver of another, saloon-type vehicle (possibly a red Audi), and four men who assisted the injured person into a nearby house.”

The police spokesperson added: “He had sustained a head injury. Sadly this male has now died.

“Whilst there are no apparent suspicious circumstances, the death remains unexplained at this time.

“If you have any information which could assist our enquiries, please call 101 or speak to any police officer.

“Alternatively, information can be passe anonymously through Crime Stoppers on 0800 555 111. Our reference is incident number 663 of 2nd January.”