Glasgow & West Scotland

Driver in his 90s rescued from overturned car

A driver who is believed to be in his 90s has been rescued from an overturned car in South Lanarkshire.

The man was trapped after his vehicle rolled into a ditch beside Shieldhill Road, in Quothquan, near Biggar, on Tuesday afternoon.

Fire crews cut the elderly man free before he was taken to Wishaw General Hospital. His condition is not thought to be life-threatening.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service praised the man for remaining calm.

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