One dead after digger crashes on top of car near Glasgow

One person has reportedly died after an accident involving a car and a digger near Glasgow.

A digger is said to have fallen off a trailer and on to a vehicle in Rutherglen.

Police at the scene in Rutherglen, Glasgow, were a digger has fallen onto a car. Picture: SWNS

Police at the scene in Rutherglen, Glasgow, were a digger has fallen onto a car. Picture: SWNS

Police said a “very serious” road crash had occurred at around 11am but did not comment on injuries.

Emergency services remain at the scene in Fernhill Road.

A witness told STV News the digger fell off a low loader trailer and landed on top of a car in the street.

South Lanarkshire Council advised that the road is shut at its junction with Croftfoot Road due to a serious accident.

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