10 vehicles involved in multiple crashes during M90 rush hour chaos

Hevay traffic on the M90 from earlier on today. Picture; Transport Scotland
Hevay traffic on the M90 from earlier on today. Picture; Transport Scotland

The M90 has now been cleared following accidents on both sides of the Queensferry Crossing.

Police held back traffic in both lanes to deal with a 7-vehicle crash at 6:30am this morning around J1C.

3 vehicles were then involved in a seperate accident around J2 at 6:40am.

As a result, drivers were forced to use the hard shoulder to pass the incident.

Following a response from police, officers were forced to close the lanes around 7am to allow emergency services to help a driver exit a vehicle as a result of the crash.

It is understood one driver in the incident involving 3 vehicles was taken to hospital.

Prior to the incidents at 6:30am and 6:40am on the M90, a Honda civic and an Astra were involved in a crash at 5:35am with both drivers taken to the Royal Victoria in Kircaldy.

According to reports, one vehicle was turned over as a result of the crash.