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Motorcyclist, 45, critical after M8 crash near Erskine

A man is in a critical condition in hospital after his motorbike was involved in a crash on the M8 motorway.

The 45-year-old's red Kawasaki struck the central barrier while travelling eastbound between J30 and J29, near Erskine, Renfrewshire, on Sunday.

He suffered serious injuries and is being treated at the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Paisley.

No other drivers were injured and the carriageway was closed for three hours. Police have appealed for witnesses.

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