The man killed during a two-car crash on the A73 in North Lanarkshire has been named by police.

Connor O'Neill, 24, was a passenger in a red Vauxhall Astra when it collided with a blue Toyota Auris near Cleland at around 8.30pm on August 31.

He died on the scene. 

The driver of the car was airlifted to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital with serious injuries.

Officers are now appealing for any drivers or passengers who may have witnessed the incident to come forward.

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Constable Gavin Milloy said: "From information we have gathered, there may have been three or four vehicles, including a pick-up type vehicle at the scene of the collision.

"We are also aware that possibly four people, including two Easter European men, were present but left before their details could be taken.

"I would like to re-iterate that if you were driving on the A73 or were in the area around the time of the collision and have information which could assist our enquiry please get in touch.

"If you have dashcam footage that may have recorded anything relevant contact us."

Anyone with information should contact police on 101, quoting incident 4152 of August 31.