Woman rescued from lorry after major M8 crash

A woman has been rescued from a lorry after a crash involving multiple vehicles brought the M8 in Glasgow to a standstill.

Sunday, 15th September 2019, 8:12 pm

The collision happened at 2.30pm near junction 15, between Royston and Dennistoun. At least five cars and a flatbed lorry were involved, it has been reported.

All eastbound lanes were closed for a time causing queues of traffic while firefighters extracted the woman.

Her condition is unknown, however there are not thought to be any life threatening injuries.

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Traffic Scotland had advised motorists to avoid the area and the scene was cleared by 5pm.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “There were several vehicles involved in the crash with all four lanes closed and emergency services in attendance.

“Junctions 15 and 16 were also closed.”