M8 reopens in West Lothian after van overturns

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The M8 in West Lothian has reopened at Harthill Services after a van overturned this afternoon.

Police were called to the accident on the westbound side of the motorway at about 3:25pm.

Traffic Scotland has been regularly posting updates on twitter and said there were hour-long delays as far back as Livingston, a distance of nearly 15 miles.

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But they have just posted to say both lanes have reopened to traffic, although congestion will remain for a while.

A police spokeswoman said that no one was injured as a result of the incident.

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The overturned van resulted in a double lane closure and lengthy delays on the M8. Pic: Traffic Scotland

The overturned van resulted in a double lane closure and lengthy delays on the M8. Pic: Traffic Scotland