Police have launched an investigation after an item was thrown from a farm access bridge onto the M74.
The item struck a vehicle travelling northbound on the motorway, causing damage to its bonnet and windscreen.
The incident happened near to J8 Larkhall, South Lanarkshire, at around 11.40pm on Sunday.
Police Scotland are treating the incident as culpable and reckless conduct.
A force spokesperson said: “Luckily, no one was injured during this incident but it could’ve been far worse.”
If you have any information, call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.