THREE lanes of the M8 are closed due to a "multi-vehicle collision". 

Lanes three, four and five of the M8 westbound are currently closed at the Junction 14 off-slip according to Traffic Scotland.

Police confirmed there were two vehicles involved in the accident which was reported around 12.40pm.

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The current travel time is around 20 minutes and traffic is heavy in the area. 

There is a broken down vehicle within the queue before Junction 14 which was blocking one lane but has now been moved to the hard shoulder.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: "Around 12.40pm on Thursday, May 5, police were called to a report of a two-vehicle road crash on the westbound M8 near to J15. 

"Officers attended to assist."

The Scottish Ambulance Service has been contacted for comment.