A BUSY route between the M8 and M74 is closed after a serious rush-hour crash.

Traffic is queuing back heavily onto the M8 as a result.

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The A725 southbound Bellshill Bypass is the section that has been shut after a crash involving an HGV and two cars.

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Traffic Scotland has advised its Twitter followers to avoid the road.

The Scottish Ambulance Service has been contacted for comment.