Fire crews lock down road after car crashes through barrier into flat

Emergency services were called to Albert Drive after a car crashed through a barrier on Tuesday evening.

Fire crews lock down road after car crashes through barrier into flat in Pollokshields, Glasgow Nazia Ahmad via Supplied

Fire crews locked down a road in Glasgow after a car crashed through a barrier into a flat.

Emergency services closed down Albert Drive, in the city’s Pollokshields area, after a crash involving one car at around 5.18pm on Tuesday.

Images shared with STV News show a car badly wrecked after crashing through a metal gate, knocking over a bin and smashing a ground floor flat window.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service deployed two appliances to the scene and left after ensuring the area was safe.

The road was closed down as fire crews cleared the area. Nazia Ahmad
A ground floor flat was affected as a result of the crash. Nazia Ahmad

There were no reported casualties from the crash.

A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: “We were alerted at 5.18pm on Tuesday, January 2, to reports of a road traffic collision in Glasgow.

“Operations Control mobilised two appliances to the city’s Albert Drive, where firefighters worked to make the area safe before leaving the scene.

“There were no reported casualties.”

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