A PENSIONER who was struck by a van on the M8 today is in a “serious” condition in hospital.

Police are appealing for information following the collision near the Kingston Bridge, Tradeston.

At around 10am, a blue Toyota Corolla and a white Mercedes Sprinter van were involved in a collision on the M8 eastbound, accessed from the Cook Street on ramp.

The 74-year-old driver of the car, who is believed to have alighted from the vehicle, was struck by the van.

He was taken by ambulance to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital.

Staff have described his condition as serious.

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The 30-year-old male driver of the van was not injured.

Sergeant John Bradford, Greater Glasgow Road Policing Unit, said: "Enquiries into the circumstances surrounding the crash are continuing and I am keen to hear from anyone who saw the collision or who may have dash-cam footage of the crash.

"If you have any information that will assist officers with their investigation, then please call Greater Glasgow Road Policing Unit at Helen Street via 101 quoting reference number 0841 of 3 December, 2020."