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A crash on the M8 caused rush hour delays on one of the busiest stretches of motorway in Scotland

The accident took place on the eastbound carriageway at the first intersection, Hermiston Gait, which runs between Edinburgh and Glasgow

Main traffic drivers were stopped shortly after 8 a.m. on Monday as a result of the collision

Traffic Scotland warned drivers at 8 a.m. of the 05:00 am incident, warning that lane three was closed

A spokesman said: “The M8 going east at J1 Hermiston Gait Lane three out of three is being blocked by a Road Traffic Collision (RTC)

Another explanation from Traffic Scotland was: M8 eastbound J1 Hermiston Gait RTC clear of lane three

Traffic Scotland

World news – GB – M8 crash causes traffic chaos between Glasgow and Edinburgh at rush hour

Source: https://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/scottish-news/m8-crash-sparks-rush-hour-23460935