Man ‘lucky to be alive’ after ice hits car on bridge

A man says he is lucky to be alive after a block of ice hit his car on the Queensferry Crossing.

A man whose car was hit by a block of ice when he was on the Queensferry Crossing says he could have been killed in the incident.

Tom Milne, from Aberdeenshire, was driving over the crossing when the incident took place.

He said: “I was driving around 45 miles an hour when I seen a couple of white blocks fall by the side of the motorway and then all of a sudden there was a huge bang.

“Then this thing about the size of a golf ball came through the window.

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“It could have killed someone, yes, and the Scottish Government will have to do something until this is solved.

“If the shard of glass had gone into my face instead of into the passenger side then I think I might have had an accident on my hands and the consequences are that I could have gone off the bridge.”

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