Rush-hour delays after lorry and two-car smash in West Lothian

COMMUTERS faced delays after a three-car rush-hour shunt in West Lothian this morning.

By Andy Shipley
Thursday, 15th August 2019, 1:06 pm
Police worked to clear the A71 within an hour
Police worked to clear the A71 within an hour

Police were called shortly before 8am to traffic lights on the A71 in the village of Wilkieston.

A lorry and two cars, a Nissan Micra and a Fiat 500, were involved in the smash.

One commuter said: "Traffic crawling along A71 up to Wilkieston heading into Edinburgh due to an HGV lorry and trailer which had hit something.

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"Police in attendance - 15 minute delay to get past it."

A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: "We were called just before 8am to reports of three vehicles involved including a lorry. The road was clear by 8.50am."