Glasgow & West Scotland

Overturned lorry causes M8 delays

Overturned lorry Image copyright Traffic Scotland

A lorry overturned on the M8 in North Lanarkshire, blocking a busy junction and causing long delays.

The incident, involving a lorry and trailer, happened at junction 8 of the motorway near Baillieston roundabout at 13:25.

Police Scotland said the driver of the lorry had suffered a minor arm injury.

The vehicle was later removed and the road reopened just before 21:00. Traffic Scotland had reported lengthy delays.