Bonnybridge: Man arrested after car crashes into Forth and Clyde Canal
Emergency services attended the scene at Seabegs Road, near to its junction with Greenhill Road, at around 9.40pm on Wednesday, following reports a vehicle entered the Forth and Clyde Canal.
After searching the canal, the car, a Mercedes A-class, was discovered to be empty.
Police conducted a search and traced the 27-year-old male driver. The man was taken to Forth Valley Royal Hospital to be checked over.
In a statement, a Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 9.40pm on Wednesday, 6 October, officers were called to a report of a road crash at Seabegs Road, near to its junction with Greenhill Road, where a Mercedes A-class car had come off the road and entered the canal.
“Emergency services attended and there was no one in the car. A search was carried out and the 27-year-old male driver was traced. He was taken to Forth Valley Royal Hospital to be checked over.
“A 27-year-old man has been arrested in connection with road traffic offences.”