M8: Two women are in hospital after a motorway crash near Airdrie

Two women are in hospital after a crash on the M8 between Airdrie and Shotts.

Traffic is moving slowly in this area after emergency services have reopen the road.

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The crash is reported to have occurred between Junction six and five.

A Police Scotland spokesperson: “Around 9.25 am on Friday, 16 October, 2020, police and emergency services were called to a two vehicle road crash on the M8 between J5 and J6 eastbound - between Airdrie and Shotts.

“Two women (driver from each car) were taken to Wishaw General Hospital.

“Road re-opened - two lanes - approx. 10.25 am.”

There are no details on injuries at the moment.

Delays on the M8 due to a crash near Newhouse.

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