An elderly lady was cut out of her car following a crash in Linwood.

Emergency services raced to Clippens Road after she collided with a parked car on Saturday.

The woman and her passenger were both taken to The Royal Alexandria Hospital in Paisley for treatment.

A police spokeswoman confirmed: “An elderly woman from one of the vehicles was taken to the hospital suffering injuries, which were not life threatening.

“The passenger was also taken to the same hospital for observations however had no obvious injuries.

“Enquiries are still ongoing.”

Linwood Community Development Trust has since set up a petition calling for action.

Linwood Community Council recently carried out a survey and report that on a daily basis between the hours of 4.30pm and 6pm, approximately 2,600 cars use the Clippens Road area.

A spokesperson for the groups said: “Throughout 2014/2015 statistics have shown that there were 158,837 users of the On-X who were visiting from outside Linwood.

“This has brought an additional 435 car journeys to the Linwood area on a daily basis.

“The Clippens parking and road layout issue has been identified by Linwood Community Council, Linwood Community Development Trust and Linwood residents as a high priority for the Linwood area.”

A Renfrewshire Council spokesperson said: “We appreciate local concerns about Clippens Rd. In the past we have installed two pelican crossings, a 20mph speed limit ‘when lights flash’, traffic islands and bollards and barrier at the junction of Clippens Rd/Stirling Dr.

“We are continuing to work with the local community to develop a long-lasting solution to the issues on Clippens Road.

“However, there are a number of straightforward safety measures which are already available to pedestrians and drivers using the road. We would urge people to use the pedestrian crossings.

“Similarly we would urge drivers to follow the Highway Code and not to park ‘against’ the flow of the traffic.”