M8 reopens after police incident

The M8 was closed in both directions this morning due to a police incident.

The M8 was closed on Saturday morning due to a police incident. Picture: TSPL

Police closed the country’s busiest road after an incident between Junctions 5 and 4 earlier this morning.

Posting on Twitter, Traffic Scotland said: “The # M8 is CLOSED to both directions due to a police incident between Junctions 5 and 4.

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“Motorists are advised to use alternative route and expect longer than normal journey times.”

Police reopened the road just after 9am.

Full details of the incident are not yet known.