Five-car crash in heavy fog on M8 causes delays

A five-vehicle crash in heavy fog on the M8 has resulted in at least one person being taken to hospital.

Thursday, 11th January 2018, 9:39 am
Updated Thursday, 11th January 2018, 9:45 am
The crash resulted in heavy delays for commuters.

Police have said the accident occurred at Junction 6, Newhouse, Lanarkshire at about 06:20 this morning.

One man has been taken to hospital for treatment.

Eastbound traffic was subject to heavy delays following the accident.

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The route was fully reopened at around 8:00am after debris was removed from the roadway.

Commuters faced 40-minute delays with traffic queued back to Shawhead Junction.