Emergency services rush into major road incident near Charing Cross in Glasgow


Emergency services rushed to a major incident on a bridge in Glasgow’s Charing Cross area.

Photos show a heavy police, fire and ambulance presence outside the Scottish Power building on St Vincent Street.

St Vincent Street reopened westbound to Newton Street after closing for a short time.

The nature of the incident is unclear, but police are currently staying at the scene.

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A driver said Glasgow Live this lane was closed when leaving the m8.

They said there were “three fire trucks, three ambulances and four police vehicles at the scene.”

The emergency services remain on site.

It is not known if there are any injuries or victims at the moment.

Officers say some of the occupants were taken to hospital, but it is understood that they did not sustain serious injuries.

A police spokesperson said: ‘Emergency services were alerted to a traffic accident on Newton Street, Glasgow at 5.10pm on Sunday.

“Some of the occupants were taken to hospital for treatment.

“The officers are still on the scene and the investigations are continuing. “

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and the Scottish Ambulance Service have all been contacted for comment.