Motorcyclist killed in crash on the M74

A motorcyclist was killed in a fatal road crash on the M74 northbound between junctions 11 and 10, near Lesmahagow, on Saturday.
Police are appealing for witnessesPolice are appealing for witnesses
Police are appealing for witnesses

The incident took place around 1.35pm and involved a Nissan Qashqai car, a BMW motorbike and a Honda motorbike.

The 57-year-old man riding the Honda was pronounced dead at the scene, while the 59-year-old man riding the BMW was taken to hospital with serious injuries, whilst the 57-year-old male Nissan driver was taken to hospital as a precaution.

Sergeant Andy Shearer, from the Motherwell Road Policing Unit, said: “Our thoughts are with the friends and family of the deceased, along with those of the other men involved in this incident.”

Anyone with information should call police via 101.