Police probe five-vehicle crash which left three in hospital

Three people were rushed to Wishaw General Hospital for treatment following the crash.

Police probe five-vehicle crash which closed M74 road  near Hamilton and Larkhall and left three in hospital Google Maps

An appeal has been launched after a five-vehicle crash closed a stretch of the M74 in Lanarkshire on Friday afternoon.

Shortly before 3.30pm on November 24, emergency services were alerted to the crash between Junction 7 for Larkhall and Junction 6 for Hamilton.

The vehicles involved were a white Peugeot Boxer van, a red Peugeot 107 car, a grey Mazda 3 car, a black Mercedes-Benz C class car and a black Renault Clio car.

The 19-year-old female driver and a 15-year-old passenger from the Peugeot car, as well as a 65-year-old female driver of the Mercedes were taken to Wishaw General Hospital for treatment. 

All have since been discharged.

It is understood that one patient was also treated on the scene.

The road was closed northbound to allow for an investigation at the scene.

Police are now urging anyone who witnessed the crash to come forward.

Sergeant Gemma Blackadder said: “Our investigation is ongoing and I would urge anyone with information to come forward.

“We would be keen to speak to anyone who witnessed the crash, or who may have dashcam footage from the area to get in touch.

“You can call 101, quoting reference 2088 of November 24.”

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