Category: Accidents

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 […]

Accident! EK Expressway

Motorists face slow traffic heading to East Kilbride this early afternoon, Tuesday 08 January 2019 after a vehicle accident occurred on the A725, shortly after 12.30. The East Kilbride Expressway is still slow at the moment (12.53) after a 4×4 vehicle has collided with a broken down car. Traffic is tailing back but still passable. […]