Glasgow & West Scotland

Car fire closes westbound M8 in Glasgow

Car on fire on M8

A car fire closed one of the busiest sections of the M8 motorway in central Glasgow for about 30 minutes.

Emergency services were called to the scene, near Dobbies Loan and J15 Townhead off-ramp, just after lunchtime on Wednesday. The car had mounted a crash barrier.

The injured driver was taken to Glasgow Royal Infirmary.

The westbound carriageway was closed while emergency services dealt with the fire. The car has now been cleared.

Image copyright Traffic Scotland
Image copyright Traffic Scotland

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