Police search for driver of overturned lorry as passenger seriously injured

Hospital staff have described the man's condition as serious but stable.

Man seriously injured in hospital after lorry overturned on busy road in Glasgow © Google Maps 2024

A man is in a serious condition in hospital after a lorry overturned in the south side of Glasgow on Thursday evening.

At around 5.10pm on March 21, officers were called to an overturned lorry on Brockburn Road in the Pollok area of the city.

A 48-year-old man who was a passenger from the lorry was taken by ambulance to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital where he remains for treatment. 

Medical staff describe his condition as serious but stable.

Police are appealing to the public to trace the driver of the vehicle.

Road policing constable Graeme Wilson said: “Enquiries are ongoing to trace the driver of the vehicle and to establish the circumstances surrounding the incident. I would ask anyone who was in the area at the time and may have seen this crash or have any information to please contact us.

“I would also appeal to anyone with dash-cam to check their footage for anything that could assist us.

“Anyone with information is urged to contact 101 quoting reference number 2693 of March 21.”

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