M8: Lane closed and police on scene as breakdown grinds traffic to a halt

A breakdown on the M8 between Edinburgh and Glasgow is causing delays as police arrive on the scene.

By Rachel Mackie
Wednesday, 18th November 2020, 9:01 am
Updated Wednesday, 18th November 2020, 9:02 am

The lane is blocked eastbound near Harthill services, with traffic queuing back to Junction 5.

Traffic Scotland are currently estimating delays of approximately 20 minutes.

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Initially, both lanes were blocked, but the route is now operating with one lane open.

Reports claim that police are now on the scene.

Police Scotland has been contacted for comment.

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Picture Credit: Traffic Scotland

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