A MAN was rushed to hospital after a crash on a major road in Glasgow's South Side. 

He was hurt in an incident on the M74 at around 3.40pm yesterday when a car hit the roadside barrier between junction 1 and 1A. 

The man was taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital with serious injuries. His condition is unknown at this time. 

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A Police Scotland spokesman said: "About 3.40pm on Monday, May 3, 2021 a one vehicle road traffic crash happened on the northbound carriageway of the M74 motorway between Junctions 1 and 1A. 

"A Volkswagen Golf car was involved and struck the roadside barrier. 

"As a result the male driver of the car was taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital with serious injuries."