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Man injured in M74 slip road crash dies in hospital

An elderly man who was seriously injured after a crash on a slip road off the M74 in South Lanarkshire has died in hospital.

Police said the 81-year-old appeared to have lost control of his Mazda CX3 and hit a barrier.

The accident happened at about 02:30 on Saturday as he exited the southbound motorway at Junction 9.

Police Scotland appealed for anyone with information about the crash to contact them.

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