M9 shut after five-vehicle smash near Falkirk
Motorists travelling westbound on the M9 face delays this evening following a collision involving five vehicles near Falkirk.
The incident happened about 5pm near junction 6 of the motorway.
Police Scotland have closed the M9 northbound between junctions 5 and 6.
The closures will allow emergency services to carry out recovery efforts at the scene.
Motorists have been told to find an alternative route.
A Police Scotland Twitter post said: “This incident remains ongoing and we will be implementing a full northbound closure shortly between junctions 5 & 6 shortly to assist recovery. Traffic will be diverted off #M9 at junction 5. Find alternative route if possible. @trafficscotland.”
The A92 near Cowdenbeath in Fife was meanwhile reopened just before 9pm after a separate road crash had forced the road’s closure.