Appeal for witnesses following serious road crash, Edinburgh Road, Glasgow
Police in Glasgow are appealing for assistance from the public following a serious road traffic crash on the A8, Edinburgh Road, eastbound near to Stepps Road, Glasgow, yesterday evening (February, 27 February).
The crash happened around 5.55pm and involved a black Peugeot 206 which collided with a lamppost.
As a result of the collision all three occupants of the vehicle, the 23-year-old male driver and two passengers, men aged 18 and 19-years-old, suffered serious injury.
Two of the men were taken to Glasgow Royal Infirmary by ambulance for treatment where they both remain in a stable condition.
The other man was conveyed to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital where he remains in a serious condition.
The road was closed for around six and a half hours to allow for investigations to be carried out and reopened around 12.30am on Sunday, 28 February.
The driver was arrested in connection with road traffic offences and released pending further enquiries.
Sergeant Roy McCarney of Police Scotland’s Road Policing said: “This incident has resulted in the serious injury of all three occupants of the car.
“Enquires into the crash are ongoing and I would urge anyone who saw the vehicle, either prior to the collision, or who witnessed the incident and have not already spoken to police to contact us.
“We are also keen to talk to anyone who may have been driving on the road around the time of the crash and recording via a dashcam device, please check your footage for anything which might help our investigations.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101 quoting incident 3111 of 27 February.