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Fatal road crash - M8, Glasgow

Published 5 March 2020

A 41 year-old man has died following a road crash on the M8 motorway in Glasgow on Wednesday, 4 March, 2020.

Around 7.25pm on Wednesday evening, the 41 year-old man was walking on the M8 eastbound carriageway near to on slip from the M77, when he was struck by a Vauxhall Astra being driven by a 36 year-old man.

Police and ambulance attended, however the pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the Vauxhall Astra was uninjured.

A full report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.

Sergeant Jon Mochan from Glasgow’s Road Policing Unit based at Helen Street said: “I am appealing for any witnesses to the crash to contact us, or anyone who seen a man walking on the motorway, as they may have information that will assist our investigation.  I am also keen to hear from any drivers who were on the road at the time who have dash-cam footage.  This footage will also assist our ongoing enquiries into this crash.”

Anyone with information should contact Glasgow Road Policing Unit through 101 quoting reference number 3415 of 4th March.


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