TWO lanes of the busy M8 motorway through Glasgow have been closed while emergency services attend a crash.
Eyewitnesses say several fire engines, three ambulances and several police cars are in attendence on the motorway, eastbound, between Anderston and Charing Cross.
They claim that traffic is as far back as Govan, with fire crews spotted “using saws” to cut open a vehicle.
There are no details yet of any injuries, or how many vehicles are involved in the crash.
UPDATE❗ ⌚ 17:40#M8 RTC
Lanes 2 and 3 of 3 are now closed eastbound on the M8 between J19 and J18 due to an RTC.
— Traffic Scotland (@trafficscotland) August 4, 2021
Traffic Scotland first notified followers about the crash at 5pm.
They later updated at around 5.45pm to say: “Lanes 2 and 3 of 3 are now closed eastbound on the M8 between J19 and J18 due to an RTC.
“TRISS & police are on scene. Slow traffic back to J26 and onto the #A814 Clydeside Expressway.”
A Scottish Fire and Rescue service confirmed they were in attendance, with four appliances at the scene.
Police Scotland and the Scottish Ambulance Service has been approached for comment.
This is a breaking story and will be updated.