Biker dies in road smash
A man has died and another man has been arrested after a road crash.
Around 6.35am yesterday a car was travelling the wrong way along the East Kilbride expressway when it collided with a motorbike. The male bike rider was pronounced dead at the scene. The male driver of the car was arrested by police. He was then taken to Hairmyres hospital for treatment.
Police said they are continuing enquiries into the incident, and have asked anyone who saw anything to contact the divisional road policing unit in Motherwell.
Yesterday Traffic Scotland warned road users to avoid the area and use an alternative route. Thea725wasshutfor several hours.