Woman hit by bike in Fife attempted murder

12 August 2019, 15:01

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An attempted murder investigation has been launched after a woman was hit by a motorcycle and seriously injured in Fife.

The 45-year-old pedestrian was knocked down by the biker in the early hours of Saturday and police are treating the suspected attack as attempted murder.

Officers said the victim was struck by the motorbike in Kirkhill Walk in Methil at approximately 1.40am, suffering a badly injured leg that required hospital treatment.

The motorbike was discovered near the scene but Police Scotland said no arrests have been made.

Detective Inspector Christopher Mill, of Levenmouth CID, said: "We are following up a positive line of inquiry after a woman was seriously injured after being struck by a motorcycle on August 10 in the Methil area.

"The collision appears to have been intentional and we are treating the matter as attempted murder.

"We would urge anyone who may have witnessed and incident or who may have any information to get in touch as a matter of urgency."

Anyone with information is asked to contact Levenmouth CID by calling 101 and quoting incident number 404 of August 10.

Alternatively, information can be reported anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.