Scots e-scooter rider fighting for life in hospital after crash with lorry

A Scots e-scooter rider is fighting for their life in hospital after a crash with a lorry.

The incident took place at at around 11am on Friday July 5 on Paisley Road West and emergency services raced to the scene following reports of a crash.

A 54-year-old was rushed to hospital by ambulance where medics described his injuries as 'life-threatening'..

The road was closed for around four hours while cops probed the scene to establish the full circumstances.

Sergeant Jack Swindells said: “This collision occurred on a busy road in the middle of the day, and we are appealing to anyone who witnessed what happened to please come forward."

He added: “If you have any relevant dashcam footage or private CCTV that could assist our investigation or saw an e-scooter in the area prior to the crash, please contact us.”

Information can be passed to Police Scotland by calling 101, and referencing incident number 1014 of 5 July, 2024.

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