Motorists warned of 90-minute delays after second accident on M8

Five-car crash but no injuries

Tuesday, 21st January 2020, 8:02 am
Updated Tuesday, 21st January 2020, 8:14 am

MOTORISTS were warned they could face delays of up to 90 minutes on the M8 this morning after an accident on the eastbound carriageway near junction 2 at Claylands.

The crash, initially reported as a breakdown, involved five cars at around 6.30am. Police said there were no injuries.

Traffic quickly started tailing back and even after the accident was cleared, Traffic Scotland warned of 90-minute queues between junction 2 and junction 4 at Whitburn.

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Cameras show long queues from junction 2 at Claylands after the accident

The Claylands accident came after an earlier eastbound crash involving a truck and a car near Harthill also caused delays for commuters. It happened around 5.50am. Again, police said there were no injuries.