Three people rushed to hospital after two-car smash in Glasgow's south side

The incident happened in the south side of the city.
-Credit: (Image: Glasgow Live)

Three people were rushed to hospital after a crash in Glasgow's south side. Two cars were involved in the smash on Calder Street and Govan Road shortly before 5pm on Saturday.

It is understood one car crashed into residential flats during the collision. Footage shared at the scene shows at least three police vehicles, an ambulance and a fire engine with multiple officers and firefighters in the area, Glasgow Live reports.

A red Corsa, which appeared to have crashed into a building, believed to be residential flats, could be seen surrounded by fire crews. A black car with a mangled bonnet could also be seen surrounded by emergency services.

The surrounding areas were taped off for several hours while cops launched their probe. They confirmed the male driver of one of the vehicles would be reported in connection with road traffic offences.

A spokesperson for Police Scotland said:“Around 4.40pm on Saturday, July 6, we were called to a two car road crash in Calder Street, Glasgow. Emergency services attended and three people were taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital to be checked over.

“The male driver of one of the cars will be the subject of a report to the Procurator Fiscal in connection with road traffic offences.

“Anyone with information regarding this incident, particularly those with private CCTV or dash-cam footage, is asked to contact us on 101 quoting incident number 2452 of 6 July, 2024.”and Scottish Fire and Rescue have been contacted for comment.

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