M8 near Glasgow closed for three hours following man’s death

Police Scotland said that a 56-year-old man died near junction 23.

Mark Davey
Sunday 09 January 2022 20:30
Traffic on the M8 ground to a halt after the crash (Traffic Scotland/PA)
Traffic on the M8 ground to a halt after the crash (Traffic Scotland/PA)

A man has died in an incident on the M8 motorway near Glasgow

The incident near junction 23 was first reported, at about 2pm, as a multi-vehicle collision by Traffic Scotland.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Police responded to a concern for person call on the M8 motorway near to Junction 23 westbound. 

“Emergency services attended and a 56-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene. Next of kin have been made aware.

“The road was closed for around three hours and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.”

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