Traffic builds up on M74 after break down

Commuters faced a slow start after a broken down car caused travel misery.

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File picture. Incident happened on M74
File picture. Incident happened on M74

The vehicle caused tailbacks in the northbound carriageway of the M74 from around 8:30 am on Monday.

Queues stretched back between the Raith Interchange and Hamilton junctions.

Police and recovery engineers worked on site to remove the vehicle and one lane was closed for more than an hour.

Traffic returned to normal around 9am after crews cleared the broken down car.


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