Category: Accidents

M74 Accident Update

Some information has been released regarding the earlier accident on the M74 this afternoon. A Police Scotland spokesperson commented: “Around 4.10pm, police received a report of a road crash involving several vehicles on the M74 southbound near J6. Emergency services are in attendance. We have a report of one man being injured and lanes 1 […]

Burnbank Road Accident

A teenage boy is in hospital after being knocked down in Burbank. The 16-year-old pedestrian was struck by a Renault Clio around 8pm on the evening of Friday, January 20. The incident occurred at Burnbank Road in Hamilton. An emergency response promptly arrived and the boy was rushed to Queen Elizabeth University Hospital. Police are […]

Stonefield Crescent Accident

A resident’s car was hit in the early hours of the morning, leaving her shocked and angry. The vehicle which smashed into her car must have been badly damaged as the bumper came clean off and was lying in the road earlier this morning. It may have happened after midnight last night. The resident, whose […]

Expressway Near miss

The subject of drivers going up the WRONG direction on the East Kilbride Expressway once again returns after a concerning incident this week. Following extensive campaigns in previous years by readers of Blantyre Telegraph, many improvements were made to the sliproads to improve the safety of drivers and lessen any risk of accident. However, on […]

M74 Fatality

A 32-year-old man has died following a road crash on the M74 on Saturday, 29 January, 2022. Around 7.50am, police received a report of a two-vehicle road crash involving a lorry and a car on the M74 near junction 10 and 11. A lorry was travelling northbound when it crashed through the central reservation barrier […]

Car Crashes into Asda

A car crashed into the side of Blantyre Asda, Lanarkshire today. The male driver of the white vehicle lost control just before mid morning earlier today, Wednesday 26th January. Unfortunately the car left the carpark, crossed up over the pavement on to the verge, crashing with some force into the brick external wall of the […]

Accident! EK Expressway

Please avoid the East Kilbride Expressway. A multi vehicle accident has taken place on the A725 this afternoon just before 4pm. It’s on the side coming from Kingsgate off the roundabout on to the slip road. Traffic is significantly queueing. One onlooker told us, “One car is across the two lanes and the other blocking […]