Glasgow & West Scotland

Man, 21, dies after car crash on the M74

A 21-year-old man has died following a road crash on the M74 near Bothwell.

He was driving a blue coloured Ford Fiesta southbound near the Raith Interchange when it happened at 23:05 on Saturday.

Police said the car apparently went out of control causing it to cross the central reservation, hit a lamppost and overturn before coming to rest on the opposite carriageway.

The man was taken to Monklands Hospital where he died a short time later.

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