95 Year old woman dies in M8 road crash

Glasgow News 

News / Police Scotland 


A 95-year-old woman has died following a road crash on the M73 slip road to the M8 on Saturday 15 September 2018.

Around 3:30 pm, a silver coloured Ford Fiesta was traveling northbound on the M73 northbound off-slip road to the M8 (J8) when the vehicle appears to lose control, leaves the carriageway and crashes into a ditch on the grass verge.

Emergency services attended and a 95-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene.  The 68-year-old female driver was conveyed to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital where medical staff describe her condition as critical.

The road was closed as crash scene investigators conducted enquiries at the scene.

An investigation to establish the circumstances is underway and officers are appealing for anyone who may have seen the incident to contact them.  Motorists are also being asked to check any dash cam footage which may have captured detail which could be relevant to the investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call Road Policing Officers at Govan OSD Complex via 101, quoting incident number 2564 of 15 September 2018.