Traffic jams expected as M8 carriageway blocked following collision

Shortly before 2pm Traffic Scotland reported that the road was blocked.

Collision blocks M8 carriageway near Bathgate in West Lothian as traffic tails back Google Maps

The westbound carriageway of the M8 has been blocked due to a collision on Thursday afternoon.

Shortly before 2pm, Traffic Scotland reported that a crash had occurred on the M8 westbound near Junction 3A, at Blackburn.

Emergency services are in attendance and traffic is tailing back towards Livingston.

Police Scotland have been contacted for comment.

More to follow.

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