Category: Accidents

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.

Kindness at Main Street

An incredible display of kindness from strangers took place in High Blantyre today as several people came to the assistance of a local lady. The elderly woman had been out shopping on Main Street, High Blantyre, when just after 12.30 today, Saturday 25 January 2020, she felt faint and fell backwards, her head hitting on […]

Vehicle Smash on Station Road

A black car was involved in a smash on Station Road last night. Sometime in the early hours of Saturday 25 January 2020, the vehicle crashed into another parked car just ahead of the roadworks and station entrance. Police attended the scene just after 4am. As you can see the force of the impact caused […]

Accident on EK Expressway

Another accident. A bad vehicle accident has occurred on the A725 East Kilbride Expressway, just before 10am this morning, Tuesday 21 January 2020. As of 10.20am, emergency services are in attendance. The accident is heading up the Expressway towards the Whirlies, after the High Blantyre sliproad, but closer to the Whirlies Roundabout. It appears a […]

Accident at Burnbank

A serious accident has this evening closed off the road in both direction at Burnbank. (As though you’re heading to Hamilton). Police have closed off the road just after 7.30pm this evening, Sunday 5th January 2020 and other emergency services are in attendance. Local residents are stating this has been a ‘particularly bad vehicle accident’ […]