Ek Expressway Accident

The A725 EK Expressway was closed off in both direction this morning, Sunday 31st July 2022 after a significant accident.

Emergency services attended after 10am this morning at a location between Crossbasket and the Whirlies Roundabout and the road ended up being closed off in both directions. It partially opened around midday, before being fully re-opened by 1pm.

A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: “Police were called to a report of a one-car crash on the A725 westbound near the High Blantyre junction at around 9.40am on Sunday, 31 July, 2022. 

“Emergency services attended and a 27-year-old man was taken to Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow for treatment. 

“A separate crash involving a car and an HGV occurred shortly after on the eastbound carriageway. There were no reports of any injuries. 


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