Category: Accidents

Breaking: Accident on EK Expressway

There’s been a vehicle accident on the East Kilbride Expressway this morning, Saturday 24 October 2020. A vehicle has overturned on to its roof on the northbound A725 East Kilbride Expressway (coming from East Kilbride). Emergency services are in attendance as of midday. The other side of the road is also blocked by the recovery […]

Appeal for Witnesses

An appeal goes out tonight for witnesses to a road accident which took place earlier today, Saturday 10th October 2020. Emma Jane Williamson is looking for anybody who witnessed the accident which took place around 15:30 at the ‘Big H’ roundabout between Douglas Street and Hillhouse Road at High Blantyre. On the exit heading on […]

Blantyre Cyclist Injured

Police Scotland are appealing for witnesses following a serious collision between a cyclist and a car in Hamilton. The incident happened around 10.40pm on Saturday, 26 September on Motherwell Road, near Palace Grounds Road, Hamilton. A green Fiat 500 was involved in a collision with a cyclist who was riding a black mountain bike. The […]

Accident on EK Expressway

It’s chaos out on the roads around Blantyre and Hamilton tonight. Another accident has taken place on the A725 EK Expressway heading up into Blantyre. Looks like a vehicle collision just after 5.40pm tonight, Tuesday 18th August 2020. Traffic still very slow. Thankfully everybody looks ok. However, a Mini Cooper is smashed up and mounted […]

High Blantyre Road – Accident

Please avoid the High Blantyre Road this lunchtime. As of just after midday, there’s been an accident just beyond the Blantyre Industrial Estate, resulting in the full road closure. Diversions heading to and from Hamilton are in place with cars and buses being directed into the Industrial Estate. Emergency services are in attendance. We hope […]

Accident on Main Street

Lots of messages about this today, asking why Main Street is currently taped off. Very briefly, an accident took place on Main Street around 2pm today, Tuesday 4th August 2020. A vehicle hit the side of the bookmakers. It’s understood the driver had taken ill. No other vehicles or drivers were involved. As people came […]

Auchinraith Road Accident

What’s been happening in Blantyre today? Just before 8.00pm, earlier this evening Tuesday 5th May 2020, a two vehicle accident occurred in Auchinraith Road, near High Blantyre. As messages came in from passers by, we chose not to post as we were unable to confirm at the time if there were any injuries and the […]

Sydes Brae Closed

Police have this evening closed off Sydes Brae (the road up to the Crematorium) at High Blantyre. Reports are coming in that the road was closed off due to an accident sometime after 6.30pm tonight, Wednesday 11 March 2020 and still closed as of 8.30pm. We hope anybody involved is ok. Best avoid meantime.