Two hospitalised and Lanarkshire street closed for 9 hours after horror crash

Police are probing a severe crash in South Lanarkshire that left two hospitalised and a street closed for 9 hours.

Officers had been referred to as to the A749, Glasgow Highway, at its junction with Cairnmuir Highway in East Kilbride at round 9.30am on Friday. The smash concerned two vehicles, one was a black Volkswagen Polo, particulars of the second automobile weren’t disclosed.

The driving force of the black Volkswagen Polo, an 81-year-old lady, was critically injured and rushed to Glasgow’s Queen Elizabeth College Hospital. Her present medical situation is unknown at the moment.

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The driving force of the opposite car, a 23-year-old man was taken to East Kilbride’s Hairmyres Hospital and later discharged. The street was closed for 9 hours, reopening at round 6.30pm.

Police urge anybody with data that might assist with their investigation into the crash to return ahead.

Sergeant Craig McDonald mentioned: “Our enquiries into the crash are ongoing and I’d urge anybody with data to return ahead. We’d be significantly eager to talk to anybody who witnessed the crash who haven’t but spoken to the police or who could have dashcam footage.

“Anybody with data can name 101, quoting incident 0710 of Friday, September 23.”


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