Category: Accidents

A725 Expressway Accident

Please take care on the westbound A725 East Kilbride Expressway (heading up to EK) Opposite the High Blantyre slip, around 8pm this evening, Sunday 11 August 2019, a burgundy car came off the road and is amongst the trees. The location has a dip in the Expressway which is very badly flooded, perhaps contributing to […]

Accident EK Expressway

Coming from Raith There’s an accident on the EK Expressway A725, coming from Raith currently causing rushhour tailbacks. Sometime around 4.35pm this afternoon, Wednesday 10 July 2019, a blue vehicle on the fast lane was involved in a collision with the front being damaged considerably. Occupants are out and appear ok, but emergency services had […]

Vehicle Accident, High Blantyre

Roads Please take care on approach to the Auchinraith Roundabout at High Blantyre. There’s been a vehicle accident this afternoon, Saturday 6th July 2019. Road is still passable, but accident is right on the bend. Emergency services were attending just after 4pm. We hope everybody involved is ok. Photo Courtesy: Jim Donnelly

Accident! EK Expressway

A car has come off the A725, East Kilbride Expressway just beyond Low Blantyre at the Craighead exit. At 1.40pm, today Sunday 28 April 2019, the accident is affecting traffic coming on to the Expressway. Emergency services (Ambulance and Police) are now in attendance with flow of traffic slightly affected. Best avoid if you can. […]

Vehicle Overturned

Accident Please avoid Burnbank Road (just beyond the BP Station). A vehicle has overturned just after 10am this morning, Tuesday 9 April 2019. Emergency services have responded but traffic was slow in both directions before 11am. However, seems to be moving better now. With Police still tidying up at 11.45am, perhaps best to find another […]

Accident EK Expressway

Heavy Traffic Please avoid the EK Expressway if you can. Shortly before 10am this morning, Tuesday 2 April 2019, a traffic incident occurred not far from Bothwell Bridge. It’s on the East Kilbride Expressway westbound at Bothwell, blocking the inside lane. Traffic is heavy on approach. Traffic Scotland initially reported an accident, but in the […]

Springwells Fire

A derelict tenement corner block caught alight earlier today, Friday 15 February 2019 at Springwells, Low Blantyre. The former Miller’s Fireplaces building was observed to be on fire around 10.15am and the fire brigade was called for. The fire was quickly extinguished before it took any significant hold on the building. The drama caused some […]

Accident: SLC worker killed

Sympathies go out to the family of a South Lanarkshire Council worker who tragically died this morning in East Kilbride. Around 10.15am at Mount Cameron Drive, East Kilbride, a male worker employed by SLC lost his life when hit by a bin lorry. A police spokesperson said, “Emergency services were called to reports that a […]