Biker dies in road smash

The Sunday Post (Newcastle) - - NEWS -

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.

The A 725 was shut for sev­eral hours.

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