Glasgow & West Scotland

Road worker dies after being hit by reversing lorry on M8

Scene of the accident Image copyright Buchanan Photos
Image caption The man was hit by the lorry as he worked on the road

A road worker has died after being hit by a reversing tipper truck on the M8 near Glasgow Airport.

The accident happened at 23:40 on Monday on the viaduct near Junction 28.

Police said the 33-year-old was hit by a Scania tipper lorry and died at the scene.

The section of motorway was closed until 05:25 on Tuesday. The Health and Safety Executive has been informed and a report will be sent to the procurator fiscal.

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