A MAN has tragically died and another is "seriously injured" following a fatal road crash in Lanarkshire yesterday.

Police were called to the M74 northbound between junctions 11-10, near Lesmahagow at around 1.35pm.

The incident involved a Nissan Qashqai car, a BMW motorbike, and a Honda motorbike.

Police Scotland have confirmed that the 57-year-old man riding the Honda motorbike was pronounced dead at the scene.

Formal identification has yet to take place, however, his family have been made aware.

The 59-year-old man riding the BMW motorbike was taken to hospital with "serious injuries."

READ MORE: Cardonald: Man arrested and charged in connection with 'theft' in Glasgow graveyard

Whilst, the 57-year-old male driver of the Nissan was taken to hospital as a precaution.

The road remained closed for around seven hours until 8.25pm.

Police are now appealing for witnesses to the crash.

Sergeant Andy Shearer, from the Motherwell Road Policing Unit, said: "Our thoughts are very much with the friends and family of the deceased, along with those of the other men involved in this incident.

"We are appealing to anyone who was in the area and witnessed the collision or has any information to please come forward.

"We are particularly interested in speaking with any motorists who were on the southbound carriageway and may have dashcam footage of the collision taking place."

The force are urging anyone with information to contact them on 101, quoting incident 1955 of July 24.