Chaos after Whirlies crash

East Kilbride News - - NEWS - Ni­cola Findlay

A man has been ar­rested after a rush-hour crash on the East Kil­bride Expressway caused traf­fic chaos yes­ter­day.

Po­lice say a Vaux­haul As­tra smashed into the cen­tral reser­va­tion on the east­bound car­riage­way of the A725 near the Whirlies round­about at 7.40am.

There were long tail­backs in the area due to a lane clo­sure while the ve­hi­cle was recovered.

There were no in­juries and the As­tra was the only car in­volved.

Po­lice say the driver will be re­ported to the procu­ra­tor fis­cal.

A spokesper­son said:“Around 7.40am po­lice were called to a one-car road crash on the A725 near to the Whirlies round­about.

“Of­fi­cers at­tended and a man was ar­rested and will be sub­ject of a re­port to the procu­ra­tor fis­cal in con­nec­tion with al­leged road traf­fic of­fences.”

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