Morning M8 delay caused by '˜dumped Christmas tree'

Drivers faced minor delays this morning after a Christmas tree was dumped on the M8.

The M8 was blocked by a Christmas tree
The M8 was blocked by a Christmas tree

The festive decoration caused a hazard at Junction 4 near Whitburn, this morning, with Traffic Scotland confirming the tree was cleared away at around 10.45am.

The tree was left on the eastbound carriageway of the road, however, it is not known if it was intentionally dumped.