Cops are hunting for the driver of a car following a hit-and-run in Renfrewshire.

The incident took place on Kings Road in Johnstone at around 1.30pm on Wednesday, May 15.

It involved a car and a pedestrian.

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Following that, the pedestrian - who is an 81-year-old man - was taken to hospital for treatment.

However, the force has revealed the driver of the car did not stop after the crash.

An investigation is underway to track them down.

A spokesperson for Police Scotland said: “Around 1.30pm on Wednesday, May 15, 2024, officers were called to Kings Road, Johnstone, following a report of a crash involving a car and a pedestrian.

“The pedestrian, an 81-year-old man, was taken to the Royal Alexandria Hospital in Paisley for treatment.

“The driver of the car did not stop and enquiries are ongoing to trace them.”