Man who died after being hit by car on M8 is named

Daniel McFarland was struck by a car while walking on the M8 motorway.

Daniel McFarland. Picture: Police Scotland
Daniel McFarland. Picture: Police Scotland

A 41-year-old man who died after being hit by a car on the M8 in Glasgow has been named by police.

Daniel McFarland was struck by a silver Vauxhall Astra while he was walking on the eastbound carriageway near the M77 slip road at 7.25pm on Wednesday.

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Police are investigating the circumstances which led to Mr McFarland's death, and have asked for witnesses to come forward.

Sergeant Jon Mochan said: "Our thoughts remain with the family and friends of Daniel at this difficult time.

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"Our investigation into the crash is ongoing and I would appeal to anyone who saw this incident to contact us.

"Whether you saw a man walking along the carriageway, or were on the road at the time and have dash-cam footage, you may have information that will assist our investigation."