Glasgow & West Scotland

Man, 79, drove wrong way on M8 in Glasgow for 20 miles

A 79-year-old man has been reported to prosecutors after driving in the wrong direction along the M8 motorway for about 20 miles.

The man is believed to have entered the westbound carriageway at J16 Dobbies Loan, in central Glasgow and travelled east to J5 Shotts, North Lanarkshire.

Police said officers were dispatched at about 01:45 and the man's vehicle was stopped safely.

He has been reported to prosecutors over alleged road traffic offences.

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