Glasgow & West Scotland

Driver injured after car hits horse on A71 near Wishaw

A man has been injured after his car collided with a horse on the A71 in North Lanarkshire.

The incident happened on the A71 in Overtown, near Wishaw, at about 21:50 on Tuesday.

Emergency services attended the scene and the man was cut free from his car and taken to Wishaw General Hospital.

There is no information available on his condition or that of the horse. The road was closed for a time after the crash but has since re-opened.

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