Category: Accidents

Accident on EK Expressway

It’s chaos out on the roads around Blantyre and Hamilton tonight. Another accident has taken place on the A725 EK Expressway heading up into Blantyre. Looks like a vehicle collision just after 5.40pm tonight, Tuesday 18th August 2020. Traffic still very slow. Thankfully everybody looks ok. However, a Mini Cooper is smashed up and mounted […]

High Blantyre Road – Accident

Please avoid the High Blantyre Road this lunchtime. As of just after midday, there’s been an accident just beyond the Blantyre Industrial Estate, resulting in the full road closure. Diversions heading to and from Hamilton are in place with cars and buses being directed into the Industrial Estate. Emergency services are in attendance. We hope […]

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 […]