A woman has been struck by a vehicle on a busy Gorbals street. 

Police have since locked down the area while emergency services deal with the incident on Ballater Street.

Crews were called to the area, at its junction with Laurieston Road, at around 5.15pm.

The woman has since been taken to hospital for treatment.

The extent of her injuries is not yet known.

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A Police Scotland spokeswoman confirmed: "We were called to reporters of a woman being hit by a vehicle on Ballater Street at around 5.15pm. 

"The injuries are not yet known at this stage.

"Ambulance crews were also on the scene and the pedestrian has been taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital."

A Glasgow City Council traffic bulletin added: "Ballater Street is currently closed in both directions at its junction with Laurieston Road due to an earlier accident.

"Police are currently in attendance and road users should avoid the area if possible."