Category: Accidents

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 […]

Major Crash closes A82

The A82 at Loch Lomond near Luss has been forced to close in both directions due to a crash. Traffic Scotland alerted road users to the crash around 4pm this afternoon, Saturday 28th August. They have warned drivers to prepare for significant delays with congestion already heavy in the area.

Road Traffic Accident – An Update

A child was knocked down on Stonefield Road, Blantyre last night, Friday 6th August 2021 promoting many messages to our page asking after his condition.The accident happened around 5.50pm on Friday afternoon and emergency services attended the scene quickly after. The lad was however injured after being hit by a vehicle and was taken to […]

Accident at Raith Roundabout

Alert! A four vehicle crash has happened this evening at the Roundabout at Raith. Traffic is backing up and the outside 2 lanes are completely blocked after the vehicles collided. The recent heavy rain shower may have contributed. Drivers and pedestrians are out standing by the roadside. We hope everybody involved is ok and emergency […]