Witnesses sought after death on M74 near Elvanfoot

Police appeal...after death on M74
Police appeal...after death on M74

POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road crash near Elvanfoot yesterday afternoon.

At around 1.20pm, a Scania articulated cattle float was involved in a collision with a Scania articulated lorry on the M74 near the Upperward village.

The 49-year-old driver of the cattle float was pronounced dead at the scene.

The 45-year-old driver of the other vehicle was not injured.

Constable Kenneth Beeby from Road Policing in Motherwell said: “I would appeal to anyone who has information to contact police via the non-emergency number 101.”