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MOTORISTS faced delays after a lorry crashed into the central reservation of the M74. The accident happened at around 6.30am today in South Lanarkshire, near the Lesmahagow junction.

A DRIVER was taken to hospital today after a car overturned on the motorway. The accident happened on the M74 at Fullarton Road, near Carymyle, during rush hour.

ONE person was rushed to hospital following a road smash on the M74. The accident. believed to have involved several vehicles, happened at about 8.30am today at Hamilton and caused tailbacks miles long.

TWO children were involved in an early-morning accident after a car struck a lorry on the M74. The accident happened at about 6.35am today near junction 10 Lesmahagow. It forced the closure of the northbound carriageway.

A WOMAN was taken to hospital today after a crash in the South Side of Glasgow. The accident happened at around 7.15am, when two vehicles crashed in Polmadie Road, beneath the M74 carriageway.

MOTORISTS were today driving on the new M74 extension through Glasgow for the first time. after the opening started a traffic jam. Drivers wanting to get on the new road queued as they waited for the official opening of the five-mile stretch of road, which links the end of the M74 at the Fullarton Road junction and the M8 west of the Kingston Bridge on the south side of the city.

MOTORISTS were today driving on the new M74 extension through Glasgow for the first time. after the opening started a traffic jam. Drivers wanting to get on the new road queued as they waited for the official opening of the five-mile stretch of road, which links the end of the M74 at the Fullarton Road junction and the M8 west of the Kingston Bridge on the south side of the city.

EXPERTS were today trying to discover the cause of a horror road crash that left nine people injured. Thousands of motorists were caught up in rush-hour chaos after a collision between two lorries and six cars on the M74.

Rush-Hour Pile Up ; Meanwhile, an Accident On One of the Country's Busiest Motorways Also Sparked Travel Misery. There Were Lengthy Delays Following the Collision, Which Took Place Shortly Before 9am On the Northbound Carriageway of the M74 at Polmadie Road.
  • Evening Times
  • May 08, 2014

services, including two ambulances, attended the scene of the crash at the A726 Hurlet road, near Glasgow Road. Paramedics treated the motorcyclist at the scene before taking him to the Southern General Hospital.

A MOTORIST had a lucky escape early today when his car flipped over on a motorway after colliding with a deer. The accident happened near the M74's Junction 1, Maryville, at around 5.30am.

A LORRY driver was fighting for his life today after an early morning crash which sparked severe tailbacks. It's understood the driver was struck by a another vehicle after he got out of his lorry on the M74 junction six near Hamilton, South Lanarkshire.

SCOTLAND woke up to its first serious snowfall of the winter today with drivers facing severe hazards on their commute. Overnight snow made journeys difficult this morning, with disruptions on many routes across the country.

SCOTLAND woke up to its first serious snowfall of the winter today with drivers facing severe hazards on their commute. Overnight snow made journeys difficult this morning, with disruptions on many routes across the country.





A 43-year-old lorry driver died after his HGV jack-knifed on the M73 in Glasgow. The accident happened after a burst of wintry weather led to disruption for motorists and school closures.

A YOUNG man died early today in a horrific motorway accident. Stephen Land, 21, was a passenger in a car which went out of control and over- turned several times on a bad bend as it joined the M74 from Hamilton.

A MAN was killed today in a head-on crash between the van he was driving and a lorry on the M74 at junction 14, near Biggar. The victim died at the scene and another man, who was a passenger in the van, suffered minor injuries and shock in the accident. which happened at around 6.45am.

DRIVERS and commuters have been warned they could face travel delays as snow sweeps into central and western Scotland. Glasgow again escaped the worst of the blizzard conditions early today. but weather warnings have been extended to Lanarkshire, Renfrewshire and East Kilbride after some parts of these areas were hit by snow this morning.

A JOINER and his teenage girlfriend died after his powerful car left the road, collided with a wall and burst into flames. Graham Mathie, 21, and Jane Gilbert, 16, died at the roadside after the crash.

A JOINER and his teenage girlfriend died after his powerful car left the road, collided with a wall and burst into flames. Graham Mathie, 21, and Jane Gilbert, 16, died at the roadside after the crash.

TRAVELLERS between Scotland and England faced severe disruption last night as 100mph winds battered the west coast of Britain. The conditions forced the closure of a stretch of the rail network linking Glasgow and London.

. yesterday as temperatures plunged lower than at any time in February.Commuters delayed by accidents. breakdowns and speed restrictions complained that roads had not been gritted in some areas across. bus services were disrupted in Aberdeenshire and the Borders.Further disruption is likely today and into tomorrow in the north east of the country with yellow severe weather warnings still in.

THE other afternoon, I stood by Ron Grant's grave. Ron, a retired headmaster from Cumbernauld, was one of our honorary uncles. Genial but firm, twinkly but kind, he was a big part of my childhood and touched the lives of many others. Then, 11 years ago while driving north with his wife, Ron was killed on the A9 near Dunkeld. He did nothing wrong. He was not drunk. He was not speeding. He was not.

EMERGENCY services staff today put their rescue skills to the test in a major exercise on a Glasgow motorway. They were involved in rescuing and treating people trapped in crashes on the missing link of the M74 - just months before the South Side section is due to open.

MOTORISTS today faced hazardous driving conditions as another band of heavy rain caused flooding and blocked roads across the central belt. A total of 20 flood warnings were issued across Scotland and the Met Office issued amber severe weather warnings for south and east Ayrshire, as well as "be aware" warnings for central, Tayside, Grampian and the Highlands.

TRAVELLERS suffered severe disruption as 100mph winds battered Britain forcing the partial closure of the West Coast Main Line between Glasgow and London yesterday. Operator Virgin called all of its trains into stations after a fire broke out on an overhead cable at Crewe and Network Rail shut the line between Carlisle and Preston at 7pm for about two hours because of the hurricane-force winds.

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