A DRIVER is in a critical condition in the Southern general Hospital, Glasgow, following a two-car crash on the M74 near Bothwell, Lanarkshire.

The man was involved in the accident on the northbound carriageway at 5.35am yesterday. The second driver was not injured.

The road was closed northbound at junction 5, Raith Interchange.

Police are appealing for anyone in the area at the time who may have seen the crash to contact them.