A WOMAN has been taken to hospital following a crash on the M74 during rush hour today.

The woman's injuries have been described as serious after the crash which involved a lorry and two cars.

It happened near junction 7 of the motorway road at Larkhall at around 9.05 am.

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A man has also been taken to the hospital as a precaution.

Police advised diversions are in place on the road.