Pedestrian knocked down by car on M8 in 'serious condition' 

The 22-year-old man was taken to hospital after the incident on Thursday morning.

Pedestrian struck by car on M8 in Glasgow in ‘serious condition’ as Police Scotland appeal for information Google Maps

A pedestrian is in “serious condition” after being knocked down by a car on the M8 eastbound in Glasgow.

At around 8.20am on Thursday, the 22-year-old man was struck by a red Toyota near junction 24, Helen Street.

Police and ambulance services attended and he was taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, where he remains in serious condition.

The 51-year-old driver of the Toyota did not require medical treatment.

Two of four lanes on the M8 running eastbound were closed off, before being reopened two hours later at around 11.10am.

Sergeant Ryan McAuley, of the Road Policing Unit, said: “Our enquiries are ongoing to establish the exact circumstances surrounding this incident and I would appeal to any witnesses or anyone with information who has not yet spoken to officers to contact 101 quoting reference 0557 of July 12.

“I would also like to thank the public for their patience while officers dealt with this incident.”

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