Category: Accidents

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. […]

M74 Accident

The M74 is restricted between Junctions 5 and 6 Northbound due to a road traffic incident. Motorists are advised to use caution on approach and should expect longer than normal journey times. It appears to have involved up to 7 cars with a small silver car having been hit at the centre reservation. The Smash […]

Accident – Burnbank Road

Police Car Crashed A police car has crashed into the centre bollards at a traffic island on Burnbank Road, Hamilton, near to the BP Fuel Station. Traffic is currently slow as of 11pm Friday 21st December 2018. Emergency services are in attendance with police officers taken into the back of an ambulance. It’s our understanding […]

Serious Accident: EK Expressway

Long Tailbacks We’re receiving reports of a serious vehicle accident on the East Kilbride Expressway heading up towards the Whirlies.  The accident, which happened just before 2pm today, Saturday 8th December 2018, currently has traffic completely gridlocked.  A blue car has overturned and the nature and position of it, would suggest a most serious accident […]