Three Fatalities in Bothwell

Sadly, we can now provide some more information about the accident today in Bothwell, confirming 3 of the 5 people in the car did indeed lose their lives.

Two men and a woman have died following a road crash in Bothwell on Friday, 4 December, 2020.

As we reported on our Supporters Group earlier, around 4.35am on Friday morning, police were called to a report of a crash involving a Vauxhall Astra on Blairston Avenue near its junction with Bothwell Road.

Emergency services attended and it is now known that one woman aged 30 and two men aged 36 and 62 were pronounced dead at the scene.

A 31-year-old man was taken by ambulance to University Hospital Wishaw, where hospital staff describe his condition as critical.

A 42-year-old man was also taken by ambulance to University Hospital, Wishaw, where hospital staff describe his condition as stable.

Chief Inspector Darren Faulds from the Road Policing Unit said: “Our thoughts are with the families and friends of those involved in this crash. Our officers are liaising with the families and providing support.“

“Our investigation is ongoing to establish the full circumstances of this crash.“

“I would ask any witnesses to the crash, or anyone with information that may assist our investigation to contact us. I would also like to speak to anyone who was driving on this road around the time of the crash and may have dash-cam footage to come forward.”

Anyone with information should contact the Road Policing Unit by calling 101 quoting reference number 0328 of Friday, 4 December.

Our thoughts go out to the families affected by this tragic news.

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