A man has been arrested after a woman was allegedly hit by a car on a busy Kilmarnock street. 

Police were called to John Finnie Street just after 10am on Wednesday morning, following reports of a woman being struck. 

The 64-year-old was taken to hospital, with a 48-year-old man arrested and charged with road traffic offences. 

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 10.10am on Wednesday, March 6, we were called to a report of a woman struck by a car on John Finnie Street, Kilmarnock.

“The 64-year-old woman has been taken to Crosshouse Hospital to be checked over. A 48-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with road traffic offences.

"A report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.”