Two children among three taken to hospital after multi-vehicle crash

Emergency services were called to Alloway Drive following the incident on Friday afternoon.

Two children among three taken to hospital following  multi-vehicle crash in Rutherglen © Google Maps 2022

Two children are among three taken to hospital following a multi-vehicle crash in South Lanarkshire.

Police were called to Spittal Road at Alloway Drive, Rutherglen, after receiving reports that a Kia Venga, a Toyota Yaris and a Skoda Citigo were involved in a collision at around 1pm on Friday.

Emergency services took two children from the Toyota Yaris to the Royal Hospital for Children as a “precaution” and the male driver of the Kia Venga was taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital.

His current condition is unknown.

Enquiries into the incident are ongoing and investigating officers are appealing for any witnesses to get in touch.

Sergeant Laura Thomson, Rutherglen Police Station, said: “We are keen to speak to anyone who witnessed the crash and to also view any dash-cam footage from motorists in the area at the time.

“If you have any information you believe may assist officers with their inquiry, please call police via 101 quoting reference number 1528 of Friday, October 7, 2022.”

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