Husband and wife die following crash between two cars and road sweeper

Mohammed Rashid died two-and-a-half-weeks after his wife Shamim following the crash on the A725.

Husband and wife dead after crash between two cars and road sweeper on A725 Bellshill Bypass Google Maps

A man has died two-and-a-half-weeks after a three-vehicle crash that killed his wife.

Mohammed Rashid, 70, from Bellshill, died at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow on Thursday.

His wife Shamim Rashid, 66, died on Tuesday, August 30 after the BMW 1 Series she was driving collided with a Citroen C4 car and a road sweeper.

Lanarkshire Mosque announced the deaths “with immense sadness” and paid tribute to the couple, the parents of three daughters.

Officers were called to the scene at the A725 Bellshill Bypass at around 4.20pm.

Emergency services transported Mrs Rashid and her husband to Queen Elizabeth University Hospital.

She later died at the hospital while Mr Rashid remained in “critical” condition, however he succumbed to his injuries 16 days later.

The road was closed for around nine hours to allow police enquiries to be carried out.

Previously, sergeant Gemma Blackadder said: “Our thoughts remain with the family and friends of those involved in this crash.

“Our enquiries into the crash are ongoing and we are appealing for the help of the public. The area was busy at the time and I would ask anyone who witnessed the crash and has not already spoken to police to get in touch.

“I would also ask anyone who was in the area at the time to review any dashcam footage and get in touch if they can assist.”

Police Scotland said enquiries remain ongoing and anyone with information which has not yet been passed on to can call 101, quoting reference 2323 of August 30, 2022.

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