Man dies after falling ill while driving

Man dies after falling ill while driving <i>(Image: Traffic Scotland)</i>
Man dies after falling ill while driving (Image: Traffic Scotland)

A MAN has died after falling ill while driving. 

Police were called to the Raith Interchange at around 7.50am this morning following a report of a crash involving a single car after the driver took unwell.

The 51-year-old man was taken to Hairmyres Hospital following the incident.

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He was pronounced dead a short time later and his next of kin have been made aware.

A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: "We were made aware of a crash involving a single vehicle after a driver apparently took unwell at the Raith Interchange around 7.50am on Wednesday, December 7.

"The 51-year-old man was taken to Hairmyres Hospital but was pronounced dead a short time later.

"His next of kin has been made aware and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal."