Police Scotland are appealing for information after a man was seriously injured in a disturbance in Paisley on Friday.

The incident involved two vehicles, an Audi Q7 and a Ford Fiesta, which were involved in a collision in the Braehead Road area, before a subsequent disturbance involving a number of people which resulted in a man being seriously assaulted. The incident happened around 7.30pm.

The 29-year-old was taken to hospital for treatment to serious but non-life threatening injuries.

The Ford Fiesta involved was found on fire at Grampian Avenue in Paisley a short time after the incident.

Enquiries are ongoing and detectives are appealing to anyone who may be able to assist to come forward.

Detective Sergeant Jason Buxton of Paisley CID said: “We are carrying out enquiries door to door and examining the available CCTV as we work to establish the circumstances of this incident.

“I would urge anyone who may have seen or heard the disturbance or who may have seen either vehicle involved to let us know.

“We would also be keen to speak to anyone who may have dashcam or private CCTV footage from the area, either of the disturbance or from Grampian Avenue where the Fiesta was found on fire.

“Anyone who can help is asked to call 101, quoting reference 3666 of 4 August, or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

By Ricky Kelly

Main writer for Renfrewshire News

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