Five hurt as tractor and car collide on A71 near Strathaven
Five people have been injured after a tractor and trailer collided with a car on the A71 in South Lanarkshire.
The westbound LGV Scania and the grey Honda CR-V collided on the A71, about two miles west of the B743, near Strathaven, at 15:15 on Sunday.
The male Honda driver is being treated in hospital for a serious head injury. Four other passengers in the car were released from hospital after treatment.
The LGV driver was uninjured. Police have appealed for witnesses.
Police Scotland said the 59-year-old male Honda driver and a female passenger had to be cut free from the car.
The road was closed for several hours while road crash investigators attended at the scene.