Glasgow & West Scotland

Man dies in early morning crash near Strathaven

A 68-year-old man has died after the car he was driving crashed in South Lanarkshire.

Hugh Clark McLauchlan, from Troon, was travelling westbound along Darvel Road, Strathaven, when the incident happened at about 0340 BST on Tuesday.

It is understood the blue Renault Scenic car he was driving was the only vehicle involved.

The road was closed for several hours after the crash. Police have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

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