Long delays after crash at Queensferry Crossing

Drivers heading out of Edinburgh are facing long delays on the Queensferry Crossing this afternoon following a road accident.

Saturday, 27th October 2018, 4:49 pm
Updated Saturday, 27th October 2018, 4:53 pm
Drivers are facing long delays. Picture: Traffic Scotland/Twitter

The collision took place shortly after 2pm on Saturday on the northbound carriageway resulting in a lane closure.

Traffic Scotland confirmed at around 3.30pm that the lane had fully reopened but traffic remains very slow tailing back onto the M90 spur.

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The nature of the incident is not yet known.

The accident comes after police closed the M8 in both directions this morning after reports of a distressed man.

A diversion was put in place on the B7066 between Whitburn and Kirk of Shotts and the motorway reopened at around 9am.

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